Heart of the coconut tree salad

With Chef Nguyễn Ngọc Quyên of Movenpick Hotel Hanoi

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Chef Nguyễn Ngọc Quyên

(For 2 servings)

1. Ingredients:

Heart of the coconut tree spring rolls and shrimp rolls

- Dry copra 200 gr

- Herbs 30 gr

- Cucumbers 100 gr

- Coriander 30 gr

- Carrots 100 gr

- Curly lettuce 50 gr

- Purple onion 50 gr

- Mint leaves 20 gr

- Chilli peppers 20 gr

- Rice sheets 2 pcs

- Green sticky rice 30 gr

- Prawns 80 gr

- Shrimp type 30pcs/kg 100 gr

- Egg 1 pc

- Roasted peanuts 150 gr

- Sesame oil 5 ml

- Fish sauce 30 ml

- Brochette 2 pcs

- Vinegar 30 ml

- Sugar 80 gr

- Raw pork paste 30 gr

● Ingredients for the sauce:

- Brown sugar 200 gr

- Pineapple 2 kg

- Garlic 1 pc

- Lime 4 pcs

- Roasted peanuts 100 gr

- Chilli peppers 9 pcs

- Fried onions 100 gr

- Water 90 ml

- Citronella 3 pcs

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Heart of the coconut tree salad


2. To make:

● Shrimp rolls

Wash the prawns, dry, mince, and mix with raw pork paste, pepper, sesame oil and sugar. Blend the mixture with green sticky rice then deep fry.

● Sauce

Chopped garlic, citronella, chili pepper and fried onions. Then stir-fry the fried onions with ½ minced chili pepper, ½ minced garlic, and ½ minced citronella.

Continue to add sugar, fish sauce, and pineapple after peeling off the eyes, then lime juice and the remaining minced chilli pepper, garlic, and citronella. Grind the roasted peanuts with water then add to the sauce, and heat until mixture is condensed.

● Heart of coconut tree salad

Wash cucumbers, cut into quarters, cut out seeds then slice

Julienne the carrots

Thinly slice onions

Thinly slice heart of coconut tree

Julienne the chilli peppers

Peel the boiled shrimp and cut in half

Mix all the above ingredients, display half of the salad on a plate to serve with shrimp rolls. The rest of the salad is wrapped with prawns and rice sheets.

3. Requirements of completed dish:

Colour: Shrimp rolls have a beautiful golden brown colour. The colour is balanced between the ingredients - orange from carrots, white from heart of coconut tree, red from chilli peppers, and green from herbs.

Texture: Rolled without tearing.

Flavour: Heart of coconut tree salad has a sweet and sour taste, while shrimp rolls are greasy.

You can sample this dish at Movenpick Hotel Hanoi, 83A Lý Thường Kiệt Street, Hà Nội, or visit the hotel’s Facebook page @MövenpickHanoi for more details.

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