Thursday, 12 September 2013

Oriental Minced Prawns Recipe

Oriental Minced Prawns Recipe
Recipe by: Jowell Reyes

Oriental Minced Prawns Recipe
Oriental Minced Prawns Recipe
Ingredients: serve 10
20 whole medium prawns
½ cup chopped coriander
½ cup chopped white onion
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
½ teaspoon cayenne powder
¼ cup sesame oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 carrot, peeled and cut into strips
1 radish, peeled and cut into strips
1 red beet, peeled and cut into strip
1 cup balsamic vinegar

Peel and chop prawns. Place in a bowl and mix in coriander, onion, garlic, cayenne powder and sesame oil. Season with salt and pepper.

Make 10 small aluminum foil rings( to shape the filling during frying). Place the foil in the frying pan with a little oil
And fill the inside of the ring with the minced prawn mixture.

Pan fry mixture over medium heat until prawns are cooked. Remove foil rings and set aside.

In a bowl, mix together the strips of carrot, radish and red beet. Set vegetables aside.

Make the coriander pesto
In a saucepan, heat balsamic vinegar over low heat until reduced and thick in consistency.

Place minced prawns in the center of a plate. Top with vegetables. Spoon coriander pesto on dish and drizzle with reduced balsamic vinegar.

Coriander pesto ingredients:
½ cup pine nuts
¼ cup garlic, peeled
1 cup fresh coriander
½ cup olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

In a pan, roast pine nuts over medium heat until golden brown.

In a blender, place the roasted pine nuts, garlic, coriander and olive oil. Blend until consistency is paste like. Season with salt and pepper. 

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