Prawn and Ginger Fritters
Posting for Chef #29196
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- 2 1⁄2 cups breadcrumbs, coarsely chopped
- 1⁄2 cup coconut milk
- 500 g raw prawns
- 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, finely chopped
- 1⁄2 cup coriander leaves, chopped
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon fish sauce
- vegetable oil (for deep frying)
- 1⁄2 cup sweet chili sauce
- Soak the breadcrumbs in coconut milk.
- Pulse the prawn meat in a food processor with the ginger, coriander leaves, egg and fish sauce.
- Add the soaked breadcrumbs and pulse until just blended. Do not overwork the mixture.
- Heat the oil to 180C and drop teaspoonfuls of the mixture into the oil.
- Turn and cook until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes.
- Drain and serve with sweet chilli sauce.
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This makes excellent appetizer or entree. Although not Japanese, the taste is very familiar to me from some of the Japanese dishes and we thoroughly enjoyed it. I used Japanese style spicy sesame sauce with soy sauce for the sauce and it went really well together. I like to make this next time with mild white fish such as cod or halibut. Thank you Jewelies for posting this yummy recipe.Reply