Grilled Lemongrass Prawns with Garlic Noodles

Grilled Lemongrass Prawns with Garlic Noodles

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Recipe courtesy of P.F. Changs China Bistro. Share the secret of the chefs if you don’t have a P.F. Changs in your area, and make this delectable entree at home.

Chef’s Tip: Substitute 1 teaspoon olive oil in the Garlic Noodles for 1/2 teaspoon truffle oil.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large prawns, shell on, split down back side (butterfly)
  • 1 each lemon wedge for garnish
  • LEMONGRASS SAUCE:
  • 1 stick butter, unsalted
  • 1 fluid ounce olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemongrass, minced (or substitute 1/4 teaspoon lemon zest)
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon shaoxing wine (or substitute dry sherry)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger, minced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon red Fresno chili
  • 1/2 tablespoon jalapeno
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 each scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt or kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • GARLIC NOODLES:
  • 2 tablespoons butter, unsalted
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon shallot, minced
  • 8 ounces Chow Mein noodles (or substitute pasta and follow directions on package)
  • Kosher salt and black pepper to taste

Preparation

  • 1 To make Lemongrass Sauce:Simmer all ingredients for 1 minutePour halve the sauce over prawns and let marinade for 1 hour.Reserve remaining sauce to drizzle over grilled prawns.
  • 2 To make Garlic Noodles:
  • 3 Simmer butter with seasonings for 3 minutes over very low heat.
  • 4 Place Noodles in boiling water and boil for 2 minutes.
  • 5 Drain well BUT DO NOT RINSE WITH WATER.
  • 6 While noodles are still hot add seasoned butter and toss well.
  • 7 Add Kosher Salt and Black Pepper to taste.
  • 8 Final Steps:
  • 9 Grill Prawns flesh side down, 1 to 3 minutes.
  • 10 Flip Prawns and cook another 1 to 3 minutes until prawns are just done.
  • 11 Place Garlic Noodles on serving dish.
  • 12 Place Grilled Prawns over Garlic Noodles.
  • 13 Pour remaining Lemongrass Sauce over Grilled Prawns.
  • 14 Garnish with Lemon wedge.

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