How to Make Malaysian Prawn Stock

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    Published on September 20, 2015 by Nish

    A versatile stock to use in all kinds of Malaysian and Asian recipes – and it’s very easy and quick to make.

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    Prawn heads and shells from 2 kg of prawns
    1/2 cup oil
    1/2 cup Garlic, peeled (optional)
    4 L Water or chicken stock

    1. Heat up oil in stock pot.
    2. Add garlic cloves and sauté until lightly browned.
    3. Add prawn heads and shells and fry until aromatic.
    4. Add water or chicken stock, bring to a boil and simmer for at least 45 minutes.
    5. Strain and discard shells.
    6. Add seasoning e.g. chicken stock granules, white pepper and rock sugar to make prawn noodle soup.
    7. Leave unseasoned for use in other recipes.


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    How to Make Prawn Stock


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