Singaporean Baked Prawns with Glass Noodles (Sotanghon)


  • 100 grams sotanghon (glass noodles), soaked in water to soften then drained
  • ¼ cup oil
  • ¼ cup crushed garlic
  • 10-peso-coin-sized ginger
  • 2 tbsp. wansuy roots (save leaves for garnish)
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1 beef cube
  • 2 cups water
  • 400 grams medium-sized prawns (peeled and deveined), with the head and one part of the tail still intact

For the sauce

  • Calamansi
  • Soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil


1. Heat the oil in a frying pan and sauté the garlic, ginger and wansuy roots for 1 minute. Then, add the remaining ingredients: pepper, soy sauce, fish sauce, beef cube and water
2. Wait for it to boil then add the glass noodles. Transfer it to a round plate.
3 Arrange the prawns on top of the glass noodles then cover the plate with cling wrap. Put inside the Samsung Smart Oven and set to Microwave + Convection for 5 minutes. Remove cling wrap. Garnish with wansuy leaves.
4 Place the filling in 4 ramekins. Top it with mashed potato then the quickmelt cheese.