Saturday, 26 April 2014

Prawn Beehoon Soup

What will you do for those de-skin prawn shell? Are you going to dispose it away? Please do not waste any of these prawn shell as it make great prawn soup base for noodle, bee hoon or even porridge. I know some of the mummies keep their small portion of prawn shells every time they have in the freezer (wrap it with newspaper) till they have a big portion to make soup. Let not waste it again from today onward. Let's get started!

Prawn Beehoon Soup
By Taglicious
(For 4pax)

Thing needed for soup base:
  • Prawn shells de-skinned from 2kg of medium size prawn
  • 1 chicken carcass
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 6 slices of ginger
  • 50g of honey rock sugar (Can replace it with rock sugar)
  • 1.6l of water
  • 1 tablepsoon of olive oil
Things needed to make Prawn Beehoon soup:

  • 25pcs of medium size prawn
  • 200g of pork ribs
  • Vegetable (I used Caixin)
  • Bee Hoon
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

  1. Stir Fry the garlic & ginger with olive oil.
  2. Add in the prawn shell and stiry fry it for 5mins.
  3. Add in the honey rock sugar and continue to stir fry it for 5mins.
  4. Add in the chicken carcass & water.
  5. Bring the soup to boil and turn the fire low and slow boil it for 1-1.5hrs
  6. Drain the Soup and pour back to a pot
  7. Add in the pork ribs to the soup and cook for 15mins. Add in the prawn to the soup and scoop out when it is cooked for later use.
  8. In another pot, cook the vegetable & Bee hoon in boiling water till it is cook.
  9. Place the Beehoon, vegetables, pork ribs & prawn into the bowl and pour in the prawn soup base.
  10. Enjoy!
TAGlicious Note:
* Any left over soup can be use to cook yummy porridge too.

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