Recipe: Chef Sam Leong's Golden Happiness

Last updated: Thursday, November 10, 2022 | 2 min reading time

Recreate Guest Chef Sam Leong's Golden Happiness, a delightful appetiser of crispy sea prawns, wasabi aioli and mango salsa.

Golden Happiness

An appetiser of crispy sea prawns, wasabi aioli and mango salsa

Nutritional Highlights

Sea prawns aren't just juicy, they are also rich in B-vitamins that help the body produce energy. Wasabi aioli packs a rich dose of spiciness while fresh mango salsa refreshes the palate to stimulate appetite.

Wasabi prawn dish

Recipe (for 10)

Main Ingredients
Large prawns 40 pcs
Salt 1 tsp
Sugar 1 tsp
Sesame oil 1 tsp
Egg white from 2 eggs
Corn starch 100g
Wasabi Aioli Sauce
Mayonnaise 375g
Condensed milk 100ml
Wasabi paste 15g
Fresh lemon juice 15ml
Water 18.5ml
Gelatine powder 5g
Mango Salsa Garnishing
Mango (diced) 200g
Shallots (diced) 50g
Mint leaves (chopped) 30g
Thai chilli sauce 100g
Microgreens 1g
Roasted white sesame seeds 1g

Wasabi prawn recipe prepare


  1. For the wasabi aioli sauce, combine mayonnaise, condensed milk, wasabi paste and fresh lemon juice.

  2. Bring water to a boil and mix gelatine powder in and stir till it is all dissolved. Set aside till cool.

  3. Pour the gelatine liquid over the wasabi-aioli and mix. Keep chilled till just before use.

  4. Mix diced mangoes, shallots and mint leaves with the Thai chilli sauce. Keep refrigerated once done.

  5. Marinate prawn meat with salt, sugar, sesame oil and egg white, then coat with corn starch.

  6. Fry in hot oil for 1 minute until cooked, and mix immediately with wasabi aioli.

  7. Garnish with mango salsa, microgreens and white sesame seeds.

Chef Sam Leong cooking

Chef Sam Leong's Golden Happiness is one of the dishes from our special Guest Chef menu, prepared fresh each day by our culinary teams in the Mount Elizabeth Hospitals and Gleneagles Hospital. It's been reviewed by our dietitians to ensure that it's as nutritious as it is tasty.

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