Tuesday, 26 August 2008

Seafood Stuffed in Melon Rings

(From Y3K Recipes Issue No.8 – Sept/ October 2002)
Copyright of Y Three K Publisher. All rights reserved.

1 winter melon (approx 600g)
150g prawn meat (diced)
50g dried scallops
20g sharks fin (pre-soaked, buy from supermarket)
A little spring onion (minced)
A little Chinese coriander (minced)
A little fish roes
1/2 carrot (sliced)

1/2 tsp salt
A little of chicken powder
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tsp potato starch
A few drops sesame oil
A dash of pepper

1. Season prawns, dried scallops, spring onion and Chinese coriander with seasoning. Set aside.
2. Cut carrot with the larger mould. Cut winter melon into pieces. Use the larger mould to stamp out the ring design. Then use the smaller mould to stamp the centre. Remove pulp to form melon rounds.
3. Stuff (1) into melon rounds. Top with a little sharksfin and fish roes. Place stuffed melon rounds ontop of carrot pieces. Steam over high heat for 6-7 minutes.

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