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Sesame Prawn Toast


[Ingredients]

  • 10 thin slices of bread

  • 3tbsp white sesame seeds

  • 450ml groundnut oil

[Topping]

  • 150g shelled and deveined prawns

  • 100g peeled and finely chopped water chestnut

  • 100g minced pork

  • 1tsp salt

  • 1/2tsp ground black pepper

  • 1 egg white

  • 3tbsp finely chopped spring onion - white parts

  • 1 1/2tbsp finely chopped fresh root ginger

  • 1tbsp light soy sauce

  • 2tsp sesame oil

  • 2tsp sugar

[Steps]

  1. Chop prawns coarsely and mince into a paste.

  2. Put them into a bowl and mix in the rest of the ingredients.

  3. Remove crusts of bread and cut into 3 rectangles for each slice. If bread is fresh, place them in a warm over to dry it out - dry bread absorb less oil.

  4. Spread prawn toast thickly on each piece of bread, about 3mm thick. Sprinkle lots of sesame seeds over.

  5. Heat oil at medium heat in a wok/pan/deep fryer and deep fry prawn toast in batches, paste-side down for 2 to 3mins.

  6. Then turn them over and deep fry for another 2mins until golden brown.

  7. Drain them on kitchen towels.

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