Salted Eggs Shrimps
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Recipe type: Main Entree
Cuisine: Asian
Yield: 4 Servings
  • 1 pound large shrimps
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 3 shallots, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 Thai chili peppers, stemmed and minced
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 6 salted egg yolks, mashed
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • salt to taste
  1. Trim tendrils of shrimps and wash under cold water. In a colander, drain very well (this is important as you don't want a lot of liquid in the dish).
  2. In a wide pan over medium heat, heat butter and oil. When butter begins to melt, Add shallots, garlic and chili peppers. Cook, stirring regularly, for about 1 minute or until limp and aromatic.
  3. Reduce heat, add evaporated milk and bring to a simmer (Do NOT allow to boil as the milk will separate . Add salted egg yolks and continue to cook, mashing yolks with back of spoon, for about 1 minute or until slightly thickened. Add sugar and season with salt to taste.
  4. Add shrimps and cook, stirring occasionally, until shrimps changes color to pink and sauce thickens. Remove from heat and serve hot.
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