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Prawn Toasts (Dim Sum)  HT  Chinese HD  20mins



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   1 teasp Dry Sherry

   1 Egg White

   1 teasp Cornflour


   225g/8oz Shelled Prawns, chopped

   4 Large Slices White Bread, crusts removed

   1 tbsp Sesame Seeds

   2 tbsp Cooked Ham, chopped

   Oil for deep frying




1. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the sherry, egg white, cornflour, salt and prawns until well blended.

2. Preheat the oil to 180C, 350F. Divide prawn the mixture between the slices of bread and sprinkle over the sesame seeds and ham. Press the mixture well into the bread using the back of a wooden spoon.

3. Deep fry the toasts, 1 or 2 at a time, prawn side down until the edges of the bread turn golden brown. Turn and continue to fry until golden. Remove from the oil and drain on kitchen paper. Keep warm whilst you fry the remaining toasts.

4. To serve - cut each slice into 4, transfer to a warmed serving platter and serve hot.



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