Tuesday 24 March 2015

How to: Peel a prawn

How to peel a prawn a continuation to my guide on preparation of food items from the Hong Kong wet markets. Making a seafood dish? Check out the post from last week on how to prepare a squid!

1. Lay prawn on cutting board, pull head from body.
2. Peel skin from the body of prawn leaving the section of tail attached.
3. Cut down the backside of prawn.
4. Remove line of gunk from back of prawn.
5. Cook prawns as desired.
6. Use prawn heads and shells for tom yum soup, or seafood soup broth.

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