With shrimp, we will wash, cut off the antennae and legs. Then marinate the shrimp with seasoning powder, monosodium glutamate, and pepper in the ratio 1:1/2:1 and then let the shrimp soak for a while.
Lemongrass we also wash, peel off the old outer layer and then slice.
Fresh lemon leaves, washed and sliced
Ginger is washed, peeled off the outer skin and also finely chopped.
Put all the lemongrass, lime leaves and ginger in the shrimp. Stir well and leave for about 20 minutes for the shrimp to infuse the spices.
Fresh lemon we squeeze to get the juice. Horny chili peppers trim flowers to create decorative shapes.
When all the ingredients have been prepared, the shrimp has soaked up the seasoning. We put the shrimp in the pan, steam for about 10 minutes. Do not steam for too long, avoid making shrimp friable and lose their sweetness.
After 10 minutes of steaming, shrimp is cooked. Arrange the shrimp on a plate, arrange lemon leaves, ginger, lemongrass and horny chili to decorate it beautifully.
With this steamed shrimp with lemongrass, you also have to add salt and pepper with lemon. The recipe to make this dipping sauce is as follows: mix 1 teaspoon of salt with ¼ teaspoon of MSG and ¼ teaspoon of pepper, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Whisk the mixture well to combine the spices.
Just like that, you have a very delicious steamed lemongrass shrimp dish to treat the whole family. Spicy taste of ginger, pepper and lemongrass. Combined with the characteristic aroma of lemon leaves, wrapped in the fragrant chewy meat of shrimp will surely make you remember forever.