Mouth-Watering Claypot Nyonya Assam Prawns 砂煲亚参虾

Mouth-Watering Claypot Nyonya Assam Prawns 砂煲亚参虾


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About this recipe: Tamarind Prawn or Assam Prawn ( 亚参虾 ) is a spicy, sourish and extremely appetizing dish in the Asian Cuisine. This mouth-watering Nyonya Assam Pedas dish is usually prepared using either Prawns or Fish, and adding fruits and vegetables such as Pineapple, Tomatoes, Brinjal ( Eggplant ) and Lady's Fingers.

blackswan North Region, Singapore


  • 9 medium/large Prawns
  • ½ Brinjal
  • 3 Lady's Fingers
  • 1 slice Pineapple
  • 1 Tomato
  • 100g Assam Paste
  • 100ml Water
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil


  1. Heat oil and pan fry the brinjal till slightly soft. Remove.
  2. Stir fry fruits and vegetables with assam paste in claypot for couple of minutes. Add water and mix well. Cover pot and simmer till veggies turn soft.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare prawns for cooking. Cut off whiskers and devein, then butterfly prawns.
  4. Throw prawns into claypot and cook till shellfish turn pink. Serve hot and enjoy your appetizing Mini Claypot Nyonya Assam Prawns!

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It's sourish, it's spicy, it's so addictive! - 17 Aug 2015

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