Prawn-stuffed chillies with black bean sauce

Ingredients

Fish & Shellfish

  • 600g of prawns, raw and peeled (frozen is fine)

Store Cupboard

  • 1 1/2 tsp table salt
  • 8g of potato starch, plus extra for dusting
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp potato starch, mixed to a paste with 2 tsp of water

Spices & Dried Herbs

  • 1 pinch of freshly ground white pepper
  • 10g of coriander stalks, finely chopped (optional), plus some leaves to garnish

Fruit & Vegetables

  • 10 mild red chillies, approx. 12cm long
  • 1/2 tsp garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 1 spring onion, sliced

Oils & Vinegars

  • 1 dash of vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp sesame oil

Salad & Fresh Herbs

  • 1/2 tsp fresh ginger, peeled and finely minced

Speciality Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp of fermented black beans, (salted) rinsed

Beverages

  • 200ml of boiling water, or chicken stock

Cooking Sauces

  • 20ml of light soy sauce