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Beetle Leaves

This recipe is from Episode 11 of Good Chef Bad Chef Series 3


  • 2 tsp tamarind paste

  • 1 tbsp coconut palm sugar, grated

  • ½ tbsp lime juice

  • 1 tsp fish sauce

  • 1 tbsp tamari

  • 1 tbsp dried shrimp

  • 1 long red chilli, finely sliced

  • 1 cup carrot, grated

  • 2 tbsp shredded coconut

  • 2 tbsp roasted peanuts, crushed

  • 1 kaffir lime leaf, finely sliced

  • 8 small cooked prawns, peeled and deveined

  • handful fresh mint and coriander leaves

  • 8 beetle leaves


  • 1.

    Pound or blitz first 6 ingredients together. Put chilli, carrot, coconut, peanut, mint, lime and prawns in a bowl and pour over dressing.

  • 2.

    To serve lay beetle leaves on plate and top with mixture, pull out the prawns and place on top.

  • 3.

    To consume fold leaf edges in and lightly roll.

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Posted by LJ2Report
Isn't it betel leaves?