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Teochew Stir-Fried Fish Maw with Prawns ( 潮州鱼鳔炒鲜虾 )

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Fish Maw ( 鱼鳔 ) is a popular ingredient in the Chinese cooking especially in Teochew cuisines, and it is considered a delicacy. A highly sought-after ingredient during the Chinese New Year, fish maw is commonly used for cooking soups although foodies can also savour this gourmet dish in braised or stir-fried styles.

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An excellent source of collagen, fish maw is tasteless and takes in the flavours of the accompanied ingredients. Available in Chinese Traditional Medicine stores, these fish maw usually come in dried forms and vacuum-packed for convenience. Prices differ widely depending on the type of fish and also the thickness of fish maw. Personally, I prefer the thicker type which gives you a nicer texture.

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Well, I do hope you will enjoy savouring this Teochew Stir-Fried Fish Maw with Prawns ( 潮州鱼鳔炒鲜虾 ) dish as much as we do! Oh yes, I am a Teochew! Are you?

1 large Dried Fish Maw
1 dozen Medium Prawns
50g Button Mushrooms
1 sprig Spring Onion ( cut )
1 Red Chilli ( shredded )
2 tsp Minced Ginger
1 tsp Minced Garlic
1 cup Chicken Stock
1 tbsp Oyster Sauce
1 tbsp Chinese Cooking Wine / Shaoxing Hua Tiao Wine ( 紹興花雕酒 )
2 tbsp Cornstarch
1 tsp Sesame Oil
2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Cooking Oil

Marinade for Prawns:
½ tsp Corn Flour or ½ Egg-white
Pinch of Salt and Sugar

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  • Cut button mushrooms into slices and set aside.
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  • Soak fish maw in hot water till soft. Squeeze out excess water and cut into thick rings. Soak in hot water again. Repeat this 2 - 3 times to get rid of oil and any odour.
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  • Clean prawns and devein. Keep shells and heads for other cooking purposes. Marinate prawns for about 10 minutes.
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  • Heat oil and saute garlic till fragrant. Stir fry prawns till half cooked.
  • delicious food fish maw excellent source of collagen
  • Add fish maw, mushrooms, ginger, oyster sauce, sesame oil, and mix well.
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  • Add chicken stock, cover and simmer for about 3 - 5 minutes.
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  • Add chilli, spring onion, cornstarch, and stir thoroughly.
  • teochew stir fried fish maw with prawns recipe
  • Add wine and serve your delicious Teochew Stir-Fried Fish Maw with Prawns ( 潮州鱼鳔炒鲜虾 ).
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  1. I love fish maw and prawns. This dish is what I would enjoy.

    Hmm. Still have some fish maw in fridge. Maybe can try your recipe one of these days.

  2. I like to eat the prawns! mmmmmmmhh, so delicious this dish of yours, full of the taste of sea.

  3. Torture. Torturous. Though I am not a fan of prawns, I am all in for such style dish. Bang!!

  4. I don't think I have had fish maw before. So going to have to try it out. Have a great weekend.

  5. So simple, light and delicious my type of recipe.

  6. Yum I love fish maw! Your dishes always look so good Shirley!

  7. Yummilicious! I love fish maw and definitely love how you cook it.

  8. I'd never pass up a dish of prawns and mushrooms! Looks delicious!

  9. Shirley, this looks mouthwatering! Delicious! :)

  10. Quick and yummy dish, trying it for sure.

  11. That looks delicuous! Amazing post and pics!

  12. Hello my dear!
    It s so yummy!
    Thanksfor the recipe.
    And enjoy your weekend!

  13. This looks so yum! I love mushrooms!

  14. look very delicious this recipe
    I have posted a new OUTFIT, I'd love to know your opinion
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  15. The dish looks very juicy! Would love to try it

  16. The inclusion of mushrooms in this recipe makes it SO appealing - anything with that vegetable usually gets a thumbs up from me haha :)

  17. I'd never heard of fish maw before I moved to Asia.

  18. Great recipe!
    Have a nice week-end!
    Gil Zetbase

  19. nom nom nom it look so yummy!!!! <3

  20. you always have the best recipes...I'm sure that combination of prawns, fried fish and mushrooms is a yummy one.

  21. Delicious! My family really loves this type of dish, especially the parents. I love my fish maw in soups and I'm a fan of the thicker type not the super soft gluey ones.

  22. I will try this out. It looks so yummy!

  23. I love fish maw. It is my favourite food! This looks absolutely delicious, Shirley xx ^.^

  24. This looks so yummy!

    God bless,

    XO, Claire



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