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A classic appetizer of Chinese origin, you can use a White Bread Machine Loaf or Traditional White Bread to make these tasty fishy triangles. Prawn or shrimp toasts are surprisingly simple to make and make a great appetizer or party food. They can also be frozen for re-heating on another day.
large frying pan, fish slice and food processor
1cm fresh ginger, grated
1 garlic clove, diced
1 spring onion, diced
1 tsp light soy sauce
1 egg white
salt and pepper
150g raw prawns
6 slices of bread
1 tbsp sesame seeds
sesame oil, for frying
180°C, Fan 160°C, 350°F, Gas 4
- Grate the ginger into a food processor, finely dice the garlic and spring onion adding these.
- Add the soy sauce, egg white and a twist of salt and pepper to the food processor.
- Remove the head and shell from the prawns and add these too.
- Pulse the food processor to make a smooth paste.
- Remove the crusts from the sliced bread.
- Divide the prawn paste between the slices, spreading it out to the edges.
- Cut each slice into triangles.
- Scatter some sesame seeds over each triangle.
- Pour some sesame oil into a large frying pan over a medium heat.
- Lift a few triangles into the frying pan with a fish slice, bread side down, and fry for 1-2 minutes until the base is golden.
- Carefully turn the triangles over and cook the prawn side for another 1-2 minutes.
- Lift the prawn toasts out of the pan onto a plate and repeat the cooking process with the remaining triangles.
- To serve the prawn toasts, heat them in a pre-heated oven for about 5 minutes until warmed through.