Steamed Garlic Prawns, Chinese Style


Steamed prawns are healthy, easy, and oh-so-yummy! A favorite in Chinese restaurants.

close up view of Steamed Garlic Prawns, Chinese Style in a blue bowl
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 20 large tiger prawns with shell

  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce

  • 5 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon brandy


  1. Wash prawns thoroughly and leave shells and heads on. Mix soy sauce, garlic, and brandy in a bowl. Arrange prawns on a dish, and cover with soy sauce mixture.

  2. Fill a pot or wok about 1/2 full with water. Place a steamer basket over the water and bring to a boil. Place the dish with prawns onto the steamer basket. Cover wok, and steam prawns for 10 minutes, until opaque. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

67 Calories
1g Fat
2g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 67
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 106mg 35%
Sodium 574mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 30mg 2%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 132mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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