Posts tagged seafood appetizer
Vietnamese Salt & Pepper Prawns (Tom Rang Muoi)

Salt and pepper prawn is deep fried with a light corn starch coating. The crispy prawns are then quickly tossed in a hot wok with garlic, jalapenos, and shallots then sprinkled with salt and pepper.

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Vietnamese Shrimp Egg Roll Appetizer (Cha Gio Cuon Tom)

Shrimp Egg Roll, Cha Gio Cuon Tom, is a super simple Vietnamese appetizer. It is whole shrimp, marinated in a quick sauce, rolled in egg wrappers and deep fried. It comes with a side of a sweet chili dipping sauce. It's fancy. It's delicious. Best of all, it's super simple to make that is guaranteed to impress a crowd.

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Copycat Recipe: Boiling Crab Shrimp

I made it my goal to replicate the Boiling Scrab sauce at home. I searched in forums, in hopes of finding their employees or former employees hinting at the ingredients. Success. I'm not sure if this recipe is their actual recipe, but I think it's pretty close. It was also delicious and it satisfied my Boiling Crab cravings. If I don't ever master their exact recipe, this recipe will do me just fine.

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Tamarind Crab (Cua Rang Me)

One of my favorite crab dishes is Crab with Tamarind Sauce or Cua Rang Me. It’s crabs deep fried, then stir-fried with a sweet tamarind sauce. It’s a sweet, sour and savory dish that is sure to delight anyone who loves crab as much as I do.

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