One of Easy Vietnamese Recipes I will introduce more today is Roasted Sweet Snails with Tamarind Sauce (Ốc Hương Rang Me). When I hang out with friends, this dish is my first choice if we go to seafood restaurants. The meat of sweet snails is absorb by the sourness from tamarind, the sweetness and spicy from sugar and chili powder. It will create a spectacular flavor in your mouth. You can bring this amazing street food back home by making it by yourself through my recipe below.
So, are you ready for cooking one of Easy Vietnamese Recipes with us? It does not take much time for cooking, trust me. And you will not regret with this decision. When you do want to create this dish, please follow my instruction below carefully.
1kg sweet snails
Tamarind sauce – Buy Asian markets
Chili powder, sugar, salt, spring onion, chili, garlic, fish sauce.
Step 1: Clean and soak sweet snails in water added some sliced chili about 4 hours. Next, clean again and wait to dry.
Step 2: Peel off the cover of garlic, mince well. Clean spring onion, slice small. If you cannot find tamarind sauce, you can buy tamarind fruit; mix it with a little hot water. Then filter to get tamarind water.
Step 3: Heat the oil (2 – 3 teaspoons), add more minced garlic and fry until it is fragrant. Add more tamarind water into and cook until it boils. Here is the first step to create the flavor for one of Easy Vietnamese Recipes.
Step 4: Pour sweet snails into pan; add more 2 teaspoons sugar + ½ teaspoon salt + a little chili powder + 1 teaspoon fish sauce and cook until they absorb all spices.
Step 5: Cook until the tamarind sauce into pan become thick and stick around snail’s cover. Season again to suit your flavor and turn off the heat.
Finally, your dish is ready to serve. Before serving, sprinkle more sliced spring onion and Vietnamese mint on face. Eating when it is hot is perfect. If you love roasted peanut, you can add more when eating. If you love street food, do not miss one of Easy Vietnamese Recipes like this one. Hope you love it and Good Luck for your Cooking.