This dish comes with two sauces,diablo sauce which is spicy and tangy , and honey cream sauce which is a little sweet. It’s a perfect combination to broiled garlic prawns and black rice.
So why is it called”Forbidden Rice”?
Because In china, (where it is originally from) It was considered the emperors rice,and it was forbidden for anyone else to eat it.
2 cups black forbidden rice cooked in salted water.
Ingredients for Diablo Sauce:
1 bell pepper chopped
1 shallot chopped
4 cloves garlic chopped
½ of mango chopped
1 habanero Chile chopped
1 Serrano Chile
1 tbsp. Grated ginger
½ tsp. Cumin
½ cup chicken stock
1 tbsp. Butter + 1 tbsp oil
½ lime squeezed
*If you think the chilies will be too spicy for , you can substitute for 1 tbsp. Hot chili sauce or adjust to your taste.
Honey Cream Sauce Ingredients:
½ of small-medium size onion chopped
3 garlic cloves chopped
1 tsp. Honey
2/3 chicken stock
½ Heavy whipping cream
salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp. Butter
3 cloves garlic crushed
1 tbsp. Butter melted (also can use oil)
salt and pepper
Directions:Peel the shell from prawns.Combine with the rest of the ingredients. Broil prawns at 500 degrees for about 5 minutes or until done.
To make sauce #1: In a heavy bottomed skillet on med-high heat add butter with oil and saute shallots and garlic until golden brown.Add chilies,red pepper,cumin,and ginger.Stir and cook for about 1 minute.Add mango and chicken stock. Simmer for about 7 minutes or until veggies are soft and little liquid left. Puree with a hand blender and season with salt and lime juice.
To make sauce #2: In heavy bottomed skillet saute onion and garlic with butter until light golden color.add stock and honey. When starts to boil add the cream and simmer for about 3-5 minutes.season with salt and pepper.puree with blender.
Pour sauce #1 around the inside of the dinner plate more towards to the middle of the plate. Pour sauce #2 around the plate but more to the edge of the plate.place cooked rice in the middle and prawns around the rice.