Day 47 – Duck hair flower salad

Duck hair flower salad

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1/2 Cup Chicken stock
3 Prawns, shelled, depooed and boiled to pink
50g Minced pork
100g Duck Hair Flower (Stamen [bit in the middle with the pollen] removed)
2 limes, juice
2 Red bird’s eye chillies, finely chopped
1/4 Red onion, finely chopped
1 Spring onion, finely chopped
1 1/2 Tab Fish sauce
1 1/2 Tab Sugar syrup
1 Garlic clove, finely chopped
  1. Pound the bird chillies to a rough paste. Put to one side
  2. Boil pork in a pot with chicken stock until pork is cooked. Put to one side
  3. Prepare a bowl of ice water.
  4. Boil a pot of water and place duck hair flowers in the pot for 30 seconds.  Remove and put in ice water.  Allow to remain in ice water
  5. Put chillies, garlic, red onion, lime juice, and spring onion in a bowl and combine. Put to one side
  6. Put the duck hair flowers on a plate then the pork on top.  Pour over the chilli sauce, fish sauce and sugar syrup.  Place prawns on top and serve


Then add:

Squeeze lime juice

Add chopped spring onion

Mix with the boiled pork over the flowers.

Pour dressings over and garnish with coriander and shallots sprinkle 1tsp dry shrimp

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