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Steamed Tu Hai

Steamed Tu Hai

Tu Hai (Vietnamese: Tu Hài) is the speciality of Van Don Island district, some other places called snail spout. It is a kind of shellfish, but it is very rare and valuable. If you have enjoyed it once time, you will never forget the special taste of it. You can cook soup or salad with “tu hai” or you can steam or bake it.
Steamed “tu hai” is sweet and cool. Its meat mix with spice can attract any visitor when he comes here.
This is the receipt to steam “tu hai”

-Choose the Tu Hai with the similar size. Soak them in water at 80oc to 900c about 3 minutes.
– pick them out, and then wash them
– dried onion and garlic, fresh onion leaves are cut into small pieces, then fry them in vegetable oil, then mix them with “tu hai”
-add fish sauce, soup, glutamate
– steam this dish in 12 to 15 minutes

Do you know how to make sauce for this dish?
– Fish sauce
– Cold boiled water
– Garlic, ginger, chilli, lemon leaves. You have cut them into small pieces.
– Glutamate, sugar, lemon
Step1 :
– grind garlic and onion; put them in a bowl of fish sauce. You can add cold boiled water if you want it less salty.
– add sugar, lemon water, glutamate
– add chilli and lemon leaves

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