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Fried Tiger Prawns with Red Breadcrumbs

Update: March, 15/2013 - 10:38

with chef Le Hoai Anh from Ha Noi Daewoo Hotel

This week brings you a special gift from the sea: fried tiger prawns served with red breadcrumbs. This nutritious dish is brought to you by chef Le Van Anh.

Ingredients: serves 2

  • 1kg tiger prawns, peeled
  • 1 tbs parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp ground oregano
  • 1 tsp basil powder
  • 70-80g breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup plain flour
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • Salt, pepper, oil
  • 1 tsp chili sauce and 1 tsp mayonnaise for the sauce


To make the fried prawns:

  • Season the prawns with salt, pepper, oregano and basil powder. Set aside for 15-20 mins.
  • Mix breadcrumbs, chopped parsley and grated cheddar. Place flour onto a plate and the beaten eggs in a separate bowl.
  • Dip prawns one at a time into the flour. Shake off excess flour. Dip into eggs, then coat with breadcrumb mixture, pressing crumbs on firmly with your fingers.
  • Pour oil into a saucepan over medium-high heat. Deep-fry prawns for 2-3 mins. Remove, drain and keep warm.

To make the spicy mayonnaise sauce:

  • Mix 1 tsp chilli sauce and 1 tsp mayonnaise until combined.

You can sample the dish at Edo Restaurant, Ha Noi Daewoo Hotel, 360 Kim Ma St, Ba Dinh Dist, Ha Noi. Tel: 0438315000 ext 3044.

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