Cookbook:Sesame Prawn Toast

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Ingredients[edit]

  • 20 fresh uncooked large shrimp
  • 4 egg
  • 2 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Pinch pepper
  • 3 slices sandwich bread
  • 1 green onion
  • 3 cups (480ml) vegetable oil
  • 4 Tbls sesame seeds

Procedure[edit]

  1. Remove shells from shrimp, removing tails. Remove back veins from shrimp. Cut down back of shrimp with sharp knife. Chop shrimp into fine paste.
  2. Beat 1 egg, cornstarch, salt and pepper and finely chopped onions in a small bowl until blended.
  3. Add shrimp to egg mixture and toss until shrimp are completely coated.
  4. Remove crusts from bread. Cut each slice into quarter.
  5. Place one spoon full shrimp paste on each piece of bread.
  6. Gently press shrimp to adhere to bread.
  7. Brush or rub small amount of egg mixture over each shrimp toast.
  8. Dip moist side into the sesame seeds spread out on a plate.
  9. Heat oil in wok over medium-high heat until it reaches 375°F (190°C).
  10. Fry 3 or 4 shrimp toast pieces at a time in the hot oil until golden, 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Drain on absorbent paper.