Pan-fried Prawn Cake


250 grams fresh prawn meat
1 tablespoon finely chopped spring onion
3-4 water-chestnuts, peeled


1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon red curry paste
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
salt, pepper and sugar to taste


11. Smash the prawn meat with the back of a knife; smash also the water-chestnuts and chop roughly.
22. Stir the prawns with all the seasonings, then slap and pound vigorously to stretch the protein strands. The paste should
3look sticky. Stir in the water-chestnuts and spring onion. Form into patties.
43. Heat 3 tablespoons oil and pan-fry the prawn patties until golden brown and cooked through on both sides. Remove
5and transfer to a platter. Serve hot with Thai dipping sauce.