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Prawn Toasts

Category: Starters

Serves: 6 people

Preparing time: 00:00

Cooking time: 00:00


6 slices white bread (thinly sliced)

250g raw prawns (shelled and deveined)

2 tbsp chopped water chestnuts

1 egg white

2 tbsp white sesame seeds

2 spring onions - whites only (finely chopped)

1 tsp Wing Yip Sesame Oil

pinch of salt

oil for deep frying

Wing Yip Sweet Chilli Sauce

Cooking Method

Step 1

If the bread is too fresh, place it on trays in a warm oven (100C) for approximately 10 minutes.

Step 2

Place the prawns in the food processor and process for a few seconds. Then add the spring onions, water chestnuts, egg white, sesame oil and salt and process again to mix these ingredients. Divide the mixture into 6 portions.

Step 3

Place the bread on a board and cut off the crusts. Spread the prawn mixture on the bread, taking care to reach the edges. Then each slice diagonally into 4 triangles.

Step 4

Sprinkle the sesame seeds over the prawn toasts. Heat vegetable oil in a wok and deep fry the prawn toasts in batches, filling side down. Drain well on kitchen paper and serve hot with sweet chilli sauce as a dip.

Step 5

To Bake: Remove the crusts from the bread and cut each slice diagonally in to 4 triangles. Place the bread on a baking tray and in a warm oven (130C) for 15 minutes until crisp. Remove from the oven and increase oven temperature to 200C.

Step 6

Spread the prawn mixture on each toast and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Press the seeds onto the mixture to ensure they stick.

Step 7

Return the toasts to the oven and bake for a further 10-12 minutes until done.

Step 8

Makes 24 toasts

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