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Coconut Shrimp With Spinach

Coconut Shrimp With Spinach
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This dish is delicious with a unique flavor. The sweet and umami shrimps served in a vivid jade green sauce with a coconut flavor.

Recipe
PRE TIME: 10 min
COOKING TIME: 20 min
TOTAL TIME: 30 min
2 SERVING
Ingredients:
  • 9 oz. Tiger prawns
  • ㅤ ㅤClean The Tiger Prawns
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Baking soda
  • 2 tbsp. Water
  • Qt Ice water
  • ㅤMarinade
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1/8 tsp. White pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp. Egg white
  • 1 tsp. Corn starch
  • ㅤFor The Spinach
  • 7 oz. Spinach
  • Half Brown onion, diced
  • 3 cloves Garlic cloves
  • cup Chicken broth
  • ㅤFor Deep-frying
  • 1 Qt Cooking oil
  • ㅤSeasoning
  • 1 cup Fresh coconut juice
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. White pepper
  • 2 small Red Thai chili peppers
  • 3 tbsp. Cornstarch slurry (1 to 2 ratio of cornstarch to water)
  • Half Lemon, juiced
  • Half Lemon zest
  • 1 tsp. Chef Made Assorted Aroma Oilsee 'Chef John's Signature Oils' Video
Directions:
Step 1
Step 1
1
Peel the tiger prawns, leave the tails on, split in the middle lengthwise and wash in salt and baking soda water in a bowl.
Step 2
Step 2
2
Drain and wash in ice-cold water again, drain and pat with paper towels.
Step 3
Step 3
3
In a bowl, combine the Tiger prawns, salt, white pepper, egg white, and corn starch, toss to coat evenly.
Step 4
Step 4
4
Blend spinach, brown onion, garlic, and chicken broth in a blender.
Step 5
Step 5
5
Filter the liquid through a sieve then discard the dregs.
Step 6
Step 6
6
Open a small hole on the fresh coconut then pour coconut water in a cup and set aside.
Step 7
Step 7
7
Zest the lemon peel and cut the small red peppers into circles.
Step 8
Step 8
8
In a wok over medium heat, heat enough cooking oil to 250°F/120°C, quickly deep fry the tiger pawns for 30 seconds. Remove from oil and drain.
Step 9
Step 9
9
In another cooking pan over medium heat, add spinach juice, coconut water, salt, sugar, red Thai chili peppers, ground white pepper, slurry, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Drizzle a few drops of aroma oil.
Step 10
Step 10
10
Enjoy!
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