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Deep-fried golden pearl stuffed with prawns and salted egg yolk

epicure 24 July 2013
Cuisine ,
Type of Meal
Vegetarian-friendly No

Deep-Fried Golden Pearl Stuffed with Prawns and Salted Egg Yolk

Makes 1 large pearl (4-6 wedges)
Prep time 30 minutes
Cook time 20 minutes

2 mid-sized prawns, approximately 30g, shelled
70g shrimps, shelled
30g squid, fish or prawn paste
1 piece cooked chicken liver
600g caul fat, available at wet markets
1 salted egg yolk (approximately 10g)
1 packet potato flour

  • Remove shells and tails of prawns, butterfly cut them after rinsing with water and set aside for use.
  • Chop shrimps and add to salted squid paste. Mix well and set aside.
  • Blanch chicken liver in boiling water and slice into two pieces. Then, line a chopping board with caul fat.
  • Place approximately 50g of mixed squid paste and 1 one prawn on the paste.
  • Top with salted egg yolk and finish with the other prawn. Place one slice of chicken liver on each side and wrap the remaining mixed squid paste around it.
  • Wrap the entire parcel into the shape of a ball with the caul fat. Trim away excess fat and dust evenly with a layer of potato flour.
  • Heat cooking oil into a deep-frying pan to 150-160°C and deep fry the parcel for 15-17 minutes. Remove from oil, drain and cut evenly into 4 portions.
  • Serve with kumquat oil and/or sweet BBQ sauce.

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