Crispy prawn rolls


Crispy prawn rolls
The prawns are fried, then mixed with finely diced carrots and courgettes before being rolled up in a sheet of brik or filo pastry.
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Last modified on: July 27th 2014

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
21 min.13 min.34 min.
Keeping: Once cooked, these should be eaten right away.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 15 min.
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Prepare 150 g courgette and dice very small (to French chefs, this is a "Brunoise").

Prepare 150 g carrot and dice very small.

Prepare 50 g spring onion (scallion) and chop finely.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
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Fry the onion in 1 tablespoon olive oil for a minute, then salt and pepper.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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Using the same frying pan, pour in 2 tablespoons olive oil and when hot, add the carrots.

Cook for 2 or 3 minutes.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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Add the courgettes and cook for a further 1 or 2 minutes.

Salt and pepper at the end.

Set aside.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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Shell 300 g prawns and cut into chunks.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Fry the prawn chunks in 30 g butter until golden brown.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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When nicely browned, add the carrots and courgettes and mix.

Check seasoning.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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Lay a sheet of brik or filo on the work surface, put a small amount of filling towards the edge nearest you...

Stage 9
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...and roll up or fold into a neat little parcel.

Stage 10 - 3 min.
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Fry the rolls in a little oil until browned on each side.

Stage 11
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Serve 2 rolls per person as a main course, or 1 as a starter.

Remarks

You can use other seafood instead of the prawns (scallops, scampi, etc.).

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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