Sweet and sour seafood (pad preaw wan tha-lay)

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- 10 Shrimp
- 10 slice squid
- 2 medium tomatoes, cut into well pieces
- 1 medium onion, sliced
- 1 medium cucumber, sliced
- 1 bell pepper, cut into well pieces
- 1 tbsp fish sauce
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 4 cloves garlic, chopped
- 1 tbsp white vinegar
- 1 1/2 tbsp corn starch diluted in water
- Ingredients for the battered shrimp:
- 10 medium shrimps, peeled and deveined
- 10 squid sliced
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 1 cup cold water
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp white pepper
- oil for deep frying


Step 1:

In a bowl, add salt, garlic powder and white pepper to flour . Pour in water and mix in beaten egg until batter is slightly lumpy.

Step 2:

Batter shrimp (seafood) and fry until lightly golden brown. Set aside for the sweet and sour.

Step 3:

Heat oil in a wok and fry the garlic until golen color.

Step 4:

Add cucumber, onion and stir until nearly cooked, then add tomatoes. Stir until all cooked.

Step 5:

Add the shrimp (or pork), white vinegar, fish sauce and sugar (add more vinegar, sugar and fish sauce according to your desired taste - the original taste should be a nice balance between sour, salty and sweet taste.)

Step 6:

When it starts to boil, thicken with the diluted corn starch.

Step 7:

Served with hot steamed rice.

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3 / 5
Posted the 08/07/2011, 19:21

So tasty!

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