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Chai's Choices: Kataifi & Macadamia Nuts Crusted Fresh Kauai Prawns

Ingredients:    8 pieces of jumbo fresh Kauai Prawns or (Black Tiger Prawns) peeled

                        A dash of lemon juice

                        A pinch of salt & pepper to taste

                        8 pieces of bamboo sticks

                        1 cup of all purpose flour

                        1/3 cup of corn starch

                        1 tablespoon of chopped Macadamia nut

                        1 whole egg

                        1 cup of cold water

                        1 box of Kataifi (Shredded Fir Dough) or any thin noodles

                        4 cup of vegetable oil for deep fry

 

Preparation:

Marinate the prawns with lemon juice, salt and pepper, the acid from lemon juice will make the meat of shrimp crunchy.  Skewer the prawns with bamboo stick then set aside

~In a bowl combine flour, cornstarch, chopped Macadamia nut, egg and cold water together.

~Dip the prawn in the batter then wrap with the Kataifi, repeat till finish all the prawns

~In a wok or deep fryer preheat the oil about 375 F, then fry the prawns for a few minutes or until you get the light brown color and serve with pineapple vinaigrette

~Garnish with pineapple and mixed salad

 

Pineapple vinaigrette ingredients:

                        ½ cup of pineapple juice

                        1 cup of sugar

                        ½ cup white vinegar

                        pinch of salt

                        dash of Tabasco

 

Preparation:

~In a pot combine all ingredients together and bring it to a boil and simmer for a few minutes. 

Served room temperature

 

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