400g asparagus, cut into 4cm lengths

200g prawns – remove shell but keep tail, slit back

5 tbsp oil


Grounded ingredients:

10 shallots

5 pips garlic

6 red chillies

3 tbsp dried prawns, soaked

11/2 cm toasted shrimp paste(belacan)



Heat oil in wok,saute ground spices until fragrant

Add prawns and fry until the colour changes to pink

Add asparagus,mix well,sprinkle 2-3 tbsp water onto mixture and cover wok.

Cook for 1 min.

Add salt and sugar,mix well and taste

Serve hot with rice


Note :

Can substitute asparagus with french beans,sweet potato leaves or broccoli