Baby Clams with Rice Cracker - Hen Xuc Banh Trang

By Helen Le Published: September 20, 2013

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 20 mins

  • Yield: 4-6 Servings

This is a fun and appetizing snack that goes perfect with beer.

  • Heat vegetable oil in a wok/pan and fry the minced spring onion (white part only)/garlic/lemongrass until fragrant. Then add the baby clams and stir well on high heat. Season to taste with chicken/pork stock, pepper, chili powder.
  • Add the sliced onion and stir well until wilted and translucent. Then add fish sauce and turn off the heat. Add Vietnamese mint and give it a final toss.
  • Transfer to a serving plate, garnish with crushed peanuts and fried shallots. To make sesame rice cracker, microwave the sesame rice paper for 1 minute each side. Serve hot with rice cracker as an "edible spoon".