Prawn Toast

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By Stuart Ralston

Published 2023

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Traditionally a Cantonese dim sum snack created in Hong Kong, the Noto version of this takeaway classic has a thick, distinguishable layer of moussey prawn paste, so you can really see it. I love prawn toast, and it’s very simple to prepare.



Brush the bread slices on one side with sesame oil, then spread a thick layer of the prawn paste on top and coat generously in sesame seeds.

Deep fry at 180°C for 4 minutes until golden brown on all sides — the internal temperature should be above 65°C. Cut each slice into four.

Top with tonkatsu sauce and pipe over some zigzags of kewpie mayo. Finish with a few sliced spring on