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Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Seafood)

Seafood Fritters Recipe

Ingredients : Makes 18 fritters

200 g

200 g

200 g

60 g

250 ml

2 teaspoons

1/2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

5 tablespoon

1 sprig

1 sprig

Raw shrimps

Can crab meat

Potatoes

Self-raising flour

Coconut milk

Nuoc cham sauce

Salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Sugar

Oil, for shallow frying

Lettuce leaves, to serve

Fresh chopped mint leaves for garnishing

Method :
  • Peel and de-vein the shrimps. Finely chop the meat. Drain the crab meat.

  • Finely grate the potatoes, squeezing out as much water as possible.

  • Place the shrimps, crab meat, potato, flour coconut milk, nuoc cham sauce, salt, pepper and sugar in a large bowl and combine well.

  • Heat the oil in a frying pan or wok until hot; cook the tablespoons of the mixture, about 3 at a time, tossing gently until golden brown. Drain the fritters on paper towels.

  • Arrange the fritters on a bed of lettuce leaves and garnish with mint leaves.

  • Serve with Nuoc Cham dipping sauce.

Tip : Grate the potatoes just before cooking to stop them going brown.

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