James Martin served up tasty tempura prawns with deep fried leeks, Asian slaw/pesto and a sake sauce on James Martin’s Saturday Morning.
The ingredients for the prawns are: 12 raw prawns shell removed, 200g self raising flour, 15ml sake, 250ml fizzy water, 1 tbs Thai basil chopped and 1 tbs coriander chopped.
For the sauce: 2 tbs miso paste, 2 tbs soy sauce, 1 tsp Japanese vinegar, 4 tbs caster sugar, 1 tbs fresh ginger grated, 4 tbs sake and 1 lime juice.
For the Asian slaw/pesto: 2 tbs Thai basil, 2 tbs coriander, 2 kaffir lime leaves sliced, 1 green chilli sliced, 1 lemongrass sliced, 1 tsp salt, 1 x 5 cm ginger grated, 2 tbs veg oil and 1 lime juice only.
To serve: 1 leek, julienned and deep fried.
See recipes by James Martin in his book titled: More Home Comforts: 100 new recipes from the television series, available at Amazon now.