Ginger Prawns highlights what marinating can do for flavors Recipe

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80 mins (prep 60, cooking 20)
14 ingredients
4 servings
One of the wonderful things that we can do in the kitchen that always enhances the flavors of various foods is to marinate. You can take meats for instance and marinating will take a lesser cut to a whole new level, thus saving you money. Indeed it's a very inexpensive way of elevating the taste barometer. What's so wonderful about this is the sky's the limit when it comes to ingredients to use for your marinating. In addition to cheaper cuts of meat, marinating works wonders for even the higher end foods such as seafood. Prawns are a perfect candidate for this process and this article will introduce you to the effects that ginger has on bringing out the rich and savory flavors that come from the sea. Ginger Prawns are the end result of the infusing of the ginger root's flavor into the flesh of the prawn through several hours of marinating in a bath of several ingredients both liquid and dry, for several hours. This is what you will need to do before completing the dish that we will create today. Let's start by getting the following ingredients into a container that you can snap shut:

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Serving Size (19.55 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 69.0 Calories from Fat 66.6
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.4g 45.53%
Saturated Fat 1.05g 21.01%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 207.13mg 34.52%
Total Carbohydrate 0.23g 0.3%
Dietary Fiber 0.03 g 0.47%
Sugars 0.06 g %
Protein 0.39g 3.13%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.04mg%
Calcium 1.18mg% Iron 0.12mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fresh ginger, clove of garlic, small shallots, cold water, dash of salt