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Tom Vo Vien

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  Shelled shrimp 1 Pound
  Fish sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Scallions 2 , chopped
  Chopped coriander leaves 3 Tablespoon
  Peanut oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Put the prawns or shrimp, fish sauce, sugar, spring onions (scallions), half the coriander leaves and seasoning into a blender and blend to a smooth paste.
Shape into little cakes with floured hands and chill in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
Cover the bottom of a frying-pan with half the oil.
When it is hot, add about half the cakes and fry for 5 minutes on each side, or until they are golden and cooked through.
Cook the remaining cakes in the same way.
Drain on kitchen towels and serve hot, with nuoc cham

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1504 Calories from Fat 1061

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 120 g184.5%

Saturated Fat 20.4 g101.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 689.4 mg229.8%

Sodium 2251.1 mg93.8%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.3%

Sugars 4.2 g

Protein 94 g188.9%

Vitamin A 83.1% Vitamin C 44.9%

Calcium 29.4% Iron 68.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tom Vo Vien Recipe