Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen
Prawns Fried in Young Green Rice Flakes: Tom Chien Com
Total:
40 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
40 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 17 1/2 ounces/500 g large raw tiger prawns (shrimp)
  • 10 1/2 ounces/300 g pork paste (from Asian Butcher)
  • 5 1/2 ounces/ 150 g young green rice flakes
  • Vegetable oil, for deep-frying

Directions

Peel only the body of the prawns, leaving the heads and tails intact, then devein them.

Oil your hands and take a heaped tablespoon of pork paste; shape the paste around the body of the prawns (leaving the head and tail uncovered), pressing it tightly to coat the prawns evenly.

Repeat this process with all the paste and prawns.

Sprinkle the rice flakes on a flat tray and roll the prawns in the flakes, creating a thick coating of flakes around the fish paste. Heat the oil in a wok or saucepan to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C), or until a cube of bread dropped into the oil browns in 15 seconds.

Add the prawns in batches and deep-fry 2 minutes, or until crisp.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Green Papaya Salad with Prawn and Pork: Goi Du Du Tom Thit

Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen

Crispy Fried Elephant Fish with Ginger Fish Sauce: CA Tai Tuong Chien Xu

Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen

Fine Noodles with Grilled Prawns: Banh Hoi Tom Nuong

Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen

School Prawns Wok Tossed In Shrimp Paste: Tom Kho Danh

Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen

Salt and Pepper Tiger Prawns: Tom Rang Muoi

Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen

Pagoda Rice Steamed In Lotus Leaf, Com Hap La Sen

Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen

Sticky Rice Cooked In Bamboo: Com Lam

Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen

Green Mango and Dried Anchovy Salad: Goi Kho Ca Com Xoai Song

Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen

Seared Tuna with Mango: Salsa-Ca Tu Chien

Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Junk Food Flip

7:30am | 6:30c

Junk Food Flip

8:30am | 7:30c

Emeril's Florida

9:30am | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10am | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30am | 9:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

11am | 10c

Unwrapped 2.0

11:30am | 10:30c

Unwrapped

12pm | 11c

Unwrapped

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unwrapped

1pm | 12c

Unwrapped

1:30pm | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2pm | 1c

Cheap Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cheap Eats

3pm | 2c

Cheap Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cheap Eats

4pm | 3c

Cheap Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Cheap Eats

5pm | 4c

Cheap Eats

5:30pm | 4:30c

Cheap Eats

6pm | 5c

Cheap Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Farmers' Market Flip

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Farmers' Market Flip

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here