Green beans with prawns

1 lb green beans, ends trimmed, cut into 1″ length
½ lb prawns, tails intact, deveined and slit
minced garlic
2 tbsp chinese cooking wine
salt/sugar to taste

Serves 2
green beans and prawns
Blanch green beans in salted, boiling water. Drain and place into iced water to stop the cooking process.
Saute garlic till fragrant.
Add prawns to high heat. Saute quickly till prawns begin to turn pink.
Add green beans, keeping heat high. Toss thoroughly.
Add wine.
Lower to medium heat after about 10 seconds, adding salt/sugar to taste if necessary.
Remove from heat when prawns and beans are cooked through.

Kueh Pie Tee

Kueh Pie Tee is a popular nonya appetizer. Crispy shells are filled with a sweet mix of turnip or jicama and variety of vegetables, all thinly sliced or grated, topped with prawns and sambal chilli. Part of the fun in eating it is assembling them with together with family and friends around a table.

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Kueh Pie Tee A 20131228