Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Spot Prawn Stack

Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Spot Prawn Stack
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It is “Tasty Tuesday”, the place each week we deliver you new, recent, native, wholesome recipes and meals suggestions. Discover out what’s in season, and what is going to hold you fuelled throughout and after your work outs!


I had some frozen spot prawns leftover from the final spot prawn season that I wished to place to make use of, and these enjoyable little stacks could be nice for appetizers for a late summer season dinner, or hors d’oeuvres at a bbq…you already know, after we can try this once more!

Ideally we might have been snacking on these throughout this previous lengthy weekend, however good them now and impress at your subsequent socially distanced get collectively! 


Make Your Meal Even More healthy Tip:

If you do not have spot prawns (the season is simply starting this week, so it is best to be capable to discover them simply quickly), common frozen ones will do (however be certain they’re Ocean Smart), or you should use some crab so it is extra like a California roll.


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Makes four or 5 giant or 12 small, relying in your scoop dimension




For The Rice

– 1/ cup sushi rice
– 1/eight cup of rice vinegar (be certain it is not the ‘seasoned’ form!)
– half of tsp cane sugar
– 1/four teaspoon kosher salt
– small piece of kombu (optionally available)
– half of tsp black sesame seeds (optionally available)

For the Stack:

– approx. 12 prawns, peeled, deveined, cooked
– 1 cup cucumber, diced
– 1 giant avocado, mashed
– 1 teaspoon chives
– three tsp black sesame seeds
– four tsp Braggs Liquid Amino (or low sodium soy)
– four vegan mayo
– 1 tsp sriracha sauce (optionally available)




To make the rice, rinse the grains a number of instances in a tremendous mesh sieve.


Place the rice in a pot with 1 cup of water (1:1 ratio). Carry the water to a boil on medium-high warmth, after which scale back to a simmer and canopy. Prepare dinner for about 15-20 minutes till the water has absorbed (be certain it would not burn).


Let sit for about 10 minutes coated.


In the meantime in a small saucepan, gently warmth the vinegar and stir within the sugar and salt till it’s dissolved. (add within the kombu piece if utilizing after which discard when the combination is able to be poured).


In a big bowl combine the rice till it has cooled down barely (steam virtually stops), then pour the vinegar combination overtop and begin to fold it into the rice. 
You possibly can add within the sesame seed now when you’re utilizing them.

Stir the rice till the vinegar combination has absorbed.


It may possibly now sit a room temperature (I coated it with a free layer of plastic wrap) for a couple of hours to completely cool.

In a small bowl, mix the chopped cucumber and chives. In one other bowl, mash the avocado, and in one other combine the mayo with the sriracha (if utilizing).

Chop the prawns into smaller items so that they’re simpler to eat.

Utilizing a measuring cup (1 Cup Measurement) or a desired round merchandise, fill the underside with the cucumber combination first, then the avocado, then the prawns, and at last the rice.

Tip over onto serving plate and faucet to launch if wanted. Repeat till the components are all used.

Add a small quantity of the mayo on to the highest and sprinkle with the black sesame seeds.

Serve and luxuriate in! 



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photos and recipe by: Christine McAvoy


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