Sunday, September 16, 2007

Dinner Sunday 16 September - Green Curry Prawn Parcels

Green Curry Prawn Parcels
12 large, raw prawns
3 teaspoons green curry paste
2 tablespoons chilli sauce
6 sheets spring roll pastry

1 bunch French breakfast radishes
Salad comprising:
3 iceberg lettuce leaves
the leaves from the radishes
handful mint
handful coriander
handful basil leaves
handful chives

Divide each spring roll sheet into 4 squares. Place a dab of green curry paste on each square. Top with a raw prawn & a coriander leaf. Fold in both sides and ends to make a parcel.

Arrange on a baking sheet and bake in a hot oven (Gas 7) until the pastry is crisp and brown and the prawns are cooked, about 10 minutes.

Arrange on a bed of the herb salad and garnish with radishes.

Serve with sweet chilli sauce and a lime wedge.

Nutrition Data
Calories (kcal) 444.0
Carbohydrate (g) 69.4
Protein (g) 32.4
Fat (g) 4.4
Fibre (g) 4.5

Thai Green Curry Paste
2 long thin green chillis
10 small green chillis (Bird's Eye)
1 T chopped lemon grass
3 shallot, chopped
2 T garlic (about 4 cloves)
1 inch piece of galangal
3 coriander roots
1 tsp coriander seeds
1/2 t cumin seeds
1/2 t white pepper
1 t chopped kaffir lime leaves
1 t shrimp paste
1 tsp salt
2 T fish sauce

Process all ingredients together into a smooth paste using either a mortar & pestle or food processor. Your should have about 4 tablespoons of paste.

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