Savoury Banana and Prawn Paste Fritters

Preparation info
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    round fritters
    • Difficulty


Appears in
New Wave Asian: A Guide to the Southeast Asian Food Revolution

By Sri Owen

Published 2002

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If you can buy ripe plantains from your local supermarket or ethnic food shop, then use these instead of ordinary yellow bananas. In this very new wave pairing, the spiced prawn paste (more or less that used on traditional prawn toasts) will give the fritters some warmth and bite, to cut the sweetness of the plantains (or bananas). I like to make these fritters quite small, just a mouthful each, but if you want them larger – say, two bites – then cut the banana / plantain obliquely into ova