I washed and trimmed the long whiskers and legs, halved all of them diagonally and drained. Sprinkle a pinch of salt and dash of corn flour over the prawns.
6 to 8 medium size fresh water prawns,
2 tbs. oil,
2 tbs. good taste soy sauce,
2 tbs. chopped garlic,
1/2 tsp. sugar,
1 tbs. cooking wine/ shaoxing wine,
some chopped spring onion(garnishing)
Heat up wok with the oil, saute the chopped garlic until light brown. Add in the prawns, let fry for a while, about 1 minute. Turn up the other sides of the prawns. Fry for about another minute. Add in soy sauce, sugar and the wine. Have a few quick stir and try to use the wok turner press down each of the prawns.
Fry the first sides of the prawns.
turn the other side of the prawns
Garnish with chopped spring onions and chili.
You can try this recipe with regular prawns.