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Bánh Bèo

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We topped steamed rice cakes with stir-fried shrimps and a spicy lemongrass sauce.

This delicious Vietnamese street food snack is easy to make and ready in just 30 minutes.

Health

Time

30m

Cost

Nutrients

121 kcal

Carbs 15 grams

Sugars 1 grams

Total Fats 3 grams

Saturates 0 grams

Fibers 1 grams

Proteins 8 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

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Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
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Good for Diets

  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Soy
  • Fish

Servings

8

Step 1

In a bowl, combine flour, starch, salt, 250ml (8 fl oz) of warm water, and 1 tbsp of oil. Whisk all into a fine liquid batter and let it rest for 15 min.

Ingredients List

Rice Flour120g
Potato Starch15g
Salt0.25tsp
Water315mL
Lime Juice2tbsp
Canola Oil2tbsp
Gluten-Free Soy Sauce15mL
Rice Vinegar1tbsp
Honey0.5tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Lemon Grass Stalks0.5
Fresh Chillies3
Spring Onions2tbsp
Prawns300g
Step 2

For the dipping sauce, combine the remaining water with lime juice, soy sauce, vinegar, and honey. Then, add one crushed garlic, sliced lemongrass, and chillies.

Ingredients List

Rice Flour120g
Potato Starch15g
Salt0.25tsp
Water315mL
Lime Juice2tbsp
Canola Oil2tbsp
Gluten-Free Soy Sauce15mL
Rice Vinegar1tbsp
Honey0.5tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Lemon Grass Stalks0.5
Fresh Chillies3
Spring Onions2tbsp
Prawns300g
Step 3

In a skillet, heat 1 tbsp of oil with one crushed garlic and sliced spring onions. Then, add the prawns and cook until browned.

Ingredients List

Rice Flour120g
Potato Starch15g
Salt0.25tsp
Water315mL
Lime Juice2tbsp
Canola Oil2tbsp
Gluten-Free Soy Sauce15mL
Rice Vinegar1tbsp
Honey0.5tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Lemon Grass Stalks0.5
Fresh Chillies3
Spring Onions2tbsp
Prawns300g
Step 4Part 1

Set up the steamer, bring water to a boil, and pour the rice batter in shallow bowls.

Ingredients List

Rice Flour120g
Potato Starch15g
Salt0.25tsp
Water315mL
Lime Juice2tbsp
Canola Oil2tbsp
Gluten-Free Soy Sauce15mL
Rice Vinegar1tbsp
Honey0.5tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Lemon Grass Stalks0.5
Fresh Chillies3
Spring Onions2tbsp
Prawns300g
Step 4Part 2

Then, cover and steam for 5 minutes or until the cakes are firm.

Ingredients List

Rice Flour120g
Potato Starch15g
Salt0.25tsp
Water315mL
Lime Juice2tbsp
Canola Oil2tbsp
Gluten-Free Soy Sauce15mL
Rice Vinegar1tbsp
Honey0.5tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Lemon Grass Stalks0.5
Fresh Chillies3
Spring Onions2tbsp
Prawns300g
Step 5

Top the rice cakes with the prawns and chopped spring onions, and serve them with the dipping sauce.

Ingredients List

Rice Flour120g
Potato Starch15g
Salt0.25tsp
Water315mL
Lime Juice2tbsp
Canola Oil2tbsp
Gluten-Free Soy Sauce15mL
Rice Vinegar1tbsp
Honey0.5tbsp
Garlic Cloves2
Lemon Grass Stalks0.5
Fresh Chillies3
Spring Onions2tbsp
Prawns300g

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