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Steamed Pork In Prawn Paste

  • Serves 4
  • Easy

“Good food can also be simple, as long as one puts care and thought into whatever he makes.”


How old were you when you started cooking? I was eight years old.

Personal wish related to cooking: I don’t want to be a chef; I want to be a good cook.

Benny Se Teo , CEO of Eighteen Chefs


  • 200g pork belly

    2 tsp prawn paste

    1 tsp sugar

    ½ tsp corn starch

    1 slice tangerine peel

    1 pc red chilli, sliced (for garnish)

    Spring onions, sliced (for garnish)

    A pinch of pepper

    Cooking oil


    1. Wash tangerine peel and soak in a bowl of hot water.
    2. Marinade the pork belly with pepper, sugar, corn starch and prawn paste. Mix well.
    3. Cut the tangerine peel into small thin strips. Add to the marinated pork and mix well.
    4. Add a dash of water to the mixture. If more sauce is desired, add more water.
    5. Steam in a wok of boiling water for 9 minutes.
    6. Garnish with chilli and spring onions.
    7. Serve hot with steamed rice.