Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Seafood)

Deep Fried Shrimps Recipe

(Tom Vo Vien Chien)

These shrimp cakes dish is also appropriate for serving as appetizers with lettuce leaves and chopped fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves or mint leaves. Wrap in lettuce, adding a sprinkling of herbs and dip in nuoc cham dipping sauce. Thus, makes a wonderful delicious dish to go along with white rice and soup.

Ingredients : Serves 4 - 6

1 1/2 qty.



2 tablespoons

Shrimp paste

Spring onions (scallions), finely chopped

Ground black pepper

Oil (for frying)

Method :
  • Mix shrimp paste with onion and pepper.

  • Form into small flat cakes with lightly oiled hands.

  • Heat oil in a wok and fry the paste on medium heat until golden, about 2 - 3 minutes.

  • Drain on absorbent paper.

  • Serve hot with rice, soup and nuoc cham dipping sauce.

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