Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Baby Whitebaits and Prawn Omelette

I love fresh baby whitebaits! They are sweet, tender, beautiful and I regard it as a delicacy.
I saw it selling at the wet market. Immediately I asked the fish monger "Uncle, this one how much?"... "S$3.00 per pack!", he replied. Without hesitating, I grab it!

Along with the baby whitebaits, I asked for some fresh prawns too.

If your seafood is fresh enough, there's no good cooking skills nor fancy cooking method needed. All we need here is a simple way of preparing the food. And I come up with this for dinner...

Baby Whitebaits and Prawn Omelette.

Ingredients are simple too.

  • a handful of fresh baby whitebaits
  • about 6 to 7 fresh prawns, cut into small chunks
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • a pinch of sea salt, a dash of pepper
  • a tablespoon of cooking oil
  • sprinkle of spring onions

1. In a pan, a tablespoon of cooking oil, whitebaits, prawn chunks, sea salt. Give it a quick toss.

2. Pour beaten eggs in, give it a good and gentle stir to ensure all whitebaits & prawns sticked with the eggs. A dash of pepper on it

3. Under medium heat, pan fry it about 2 mins on each side. Off the heat, sprinkle with spring onions & wala! Another quick dish!

Max loves this to the max! He ate almost all of them.

Now lets take a close look at the baby whitebaits. It's beautiful isn't it?

This is another rush hour dish that you could try at home. It's really easy. Even Max can do it :)

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