Nail snail can be easily found along Vietnamese beaches, it is caught at low tide. Like other seafood, snail nails contain a lot of minerals such as protein, calcium, and iron that are good for health. And when it comes to delicious dishes from nail snails, we can mention a series such as grilled fingernail snails with onion fat, fried nail snails with water morning glory, fried nail snails with satay …
And the most favorite is probably the fried nail snail with water morning glory. With the natural sweetness of snails combined with fresh water spinach and chewy instant noodles, this dish will be very suitable for you to share a few stories with friends.
Ingredients for stir-fried nail snails with water spinach
– 1kg of nail snails
– 1 bunch of young water spinach
– Dry onion
– 2 packs of egg noodles
– Garlic, chili
– Seasoning, salt, monosodium glutamate, fish sauce, cooking oil, pepper
How to make fried fingernail snails with instant noodles
Step 1: Prepare ingredients
– When you buy nail snails, soak them with water to wash rice and a few slices of chili for about 2 hours to let the snails release all the sand and dirt. If you don’t have water to wash the rice, you can soak it in cold water and add lemon juice and chili.
– Next, you put the nail snails in to cook with boiling water, when the water boils, you pour the snails into the basket and separate the snail meat.
– After separating, put snail meat in a bowl and marinate with spices including 1 tablespoon of MSG, 1 tablespoon of seasoning, 1 tablespoon of fish sauce, ½ teaspoon of sugar, a little pepper and mix well. Marinate for 30 minutes for the snails to infuse the spices.
– Water spinach, you pick up all the yellowed stalks and then soak them in diluted salt water. Then take it out to drain and cut into pieces.
– Instant noodles you can choose egg noodles or shrimp noodles. Then, you blanch it with boiling water and then drain it.
– Dried onions and garlic you peeled, smashed, chopped. Dried onions you bring to fry fragrant to make fried onions.
– Peanuts you wash with water, then drain. Then, roast with low heat until crispy, then rub the skins clean and then put them in the mortar to pound.
– Sliced chili.
Step 2: Stir-fry nail snails
You put the pan on the stove, add 2 tablespoons of cooking oil to the boil, then add the minced garlic and saute until fragrant. Next, you put the nail snails in and stir-fry them and then put them on a separate plate.
Step 3: Stir-fry water spinach
– You put the cooking oil in the pan, when the oil is hot, add the minced garlic and sauté it until fragrant, then add the water spinach and stir-fry on high heat. By doing so, water spinach will be greener and smoother.
– Season the water spinach with ½ teaspoon of seasoning, 1 teaspoon of seasoning, ½ teaspoon of fish sauce, ½ teaspoon of sugar to taste. Stir-fry until the water spinach is cooked, then add the fried nail snails and stir a few times.
Step 4: Add instant noodles
At this point, you continue to add the cooked instant noodles, stirring to loosen the noodles. Then you add 1 tablespoon of cooking oil to make the stir-fried water spinach with water spinach more green.
With this dish, you can eat it with chili garlic fish sauce, pure fish sauce for a few slices of chili or ginger fish sauce.
So complete the way to make fried nail snail with water morning glory! You put the dish on a plate and sprinkle crushed peanuts and fried onions on top and you can enjoy it!
With the way to make snail nail dish with both attractive aroma and rich flavor as above, you can show off your talent to bring an attractive meal to everyone. Good luck.