Reunion Dinner - Bountiful Goldfish Salad (年年有余)

Ingredients

800 grams medium Prawns
1 can of Tuna flakes
3 slices Smoked salmon (fins, mouth)
Few strands of Jelly fish (tail)
2 tablespoons Mayonnaise
1 teaspoon Parsley flakes
2 Raisins (eyes)
1 Dried Cherry (mouth)
Lettuce for decoration

Preparation

1
Shell & devein prawns. Rinse. Blanch prawns in boiling water. Remove immediately when prawns turn pink & transfer to cold water to top cooking process.
2
Half the prawns & set aside.
3
Remove apple skin. Cut into cubes & put in salt water to prevent it from turning brown. Mix tuna with apples, mayo, parsley & pepper.
4
Begin by moulding the shape of the fish using the tuna mixture. Then, layer the prawns - top side for head, back side for body.
5
When shape is formed, use mayo to make the “scales” on the body. Finally, cut the 2 slices of Salmon into shape of fins; roll 1 slice to form the mouth. Decorate tail with Jelly Fish & you’ll get your creative dish for the festive mood!

About

This is my 1st attempt creating this Bountiful Goldfish Salad. Nian Nian You Yu (年年有余) symbolizes abundance though the year. The character 余 (Yu) is the homophone of 鱼 (Yu). Hence, fish was used to highlight this Chinese New Year dish.

Yield:

6.0

Added:

February 7, 2011

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