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    Thai Shrimp Toast Meets Bitter Melon

    Thai Shrimp Toast Meets Bitter Melon. Photo by Rita~

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    30 mins

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    10 mins

    Rita~'s Note:

    No carbs here! I used the bitter melon in place of the bread. Do take note that bitter melon is very for you, Yes this tropic fruit is bitter and a required taste but do check it's health benefits here http://bittermelon.org/heal/healthbenefits You may be surprised.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

    pieces

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cut the melon lengthwise and remove the seeds and fiber.
    2. 2
      Place in a brine of 1 tablespoon salt and a cup of water. Adding more water to cover.Let the bitter release into the water for 1-2 hours.
    3. 3
      Rinse and towel dry. place on a paper towel while preparing the paste.
    4. 4
      Cut again lengthwise to form long beds to place the shrimp paste.
    5. 5
      Place the remaining ingredients except the oil in a blender or food processor and pulse to form an even paste.
    6. 6
      Heat oil over medium high heat.
    7. 7
      Top each melon slice with shrimp paste.
    8. 8
      Place melon side down in hot oil and fry for 3 minutes,.
    9. 9
      Turn 1/3 way and fry for 1-2 minutes.
    10. 10
      Turn another 1/3 way and fry 1-2 minutes.
    11. 11
      Turn back to melon side and fry 1 more minute.
    12. 12
      remove and drain on paper towel.
    13. 13
      Serve as finger food or as a side to a meal.

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    Nutritional Facts for Thai Shrimp Toast Meets Bitter Melon

    Serving Size: 1 (48 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 35.7
     
    Calories from Fat 4
    11%
    Total Fat 0.4 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 53.5 mg
    17%
    Sodium 477.0 mg
    19%
    Total Carbohydrate 1.4 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.1 g
    0%
    Protein 6.1 g
    12%

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    bitter melons

    sriracha sauce

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