Prawn Rissois Recipe

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Prawn Rissois
How to make Prawn Rissois
  • Chef: Ms. Maria, Portugese Amabassador's Wife
  • Recipe Servings: 5
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A delicate tasting prawn dish filled in a home-made pastry and deep fried till golden. Try making it as a starter for your cocktail party.

Ingredients of Prawn Rissois

  • For the pastry:
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • Salt to taste
  • For filling:
  • 10-12 prawns - boiled
  • 1 onion - chopped
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 4-5 Tbsp flour
  • 3 cups prawn stock
  • 2 cups milk
  • Pinch of grated nutmeg
  • Salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • To finish:
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup bread crumbs seasoned with salt and pepper
  • Oil, to deep fry

How to Make Prawn Rissois

  • For the Filling:
  • 1.Peel the prawns and cut them in small pieces.
  • 2.Now take a pan and saute onions with butter.
  • 3.Add flour and mix well.
  • 4.Pour in the stock, followed by milk and cook for 2 min stirring constantly.
  • 5.Add salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  • 6.Mix well and keep aside.
  • For the Pastry:
  • 1.Take water and butter in a pan and bring to a boil.
  • 2.Once the butter melts, add salt.
  • 3.Now add flour, all at once and stir vigorously until the mixture leaves the side of pan and form a small ball.
  • 4.Transfer this mixture to a board and knead a little.
  • 5.Cover and keep aside for half n hour. Now, roll the pastry dough with the help of a rolling pin until fine and smooth.
  • 6.Place a spoonful of prawn filling on the pastry, fold and cut in any shape as desired.
  • 7.Dip in the beaten eggs and then in breadcrumbs.
  • 8.Deep fry until golden brown and serve.