Tôm kho tàu - Vietnamese sautéed prawns with its roe

Tôm kho tàu – Vietnamese sautéed prawns with its roe

The mouth-watering Vietnamese dish called “Tom kho tau. Translated in English, its sautéed prawns with its roe (the roe is the special ingredient which gives the dish a natural eye catching bright red colour.

There are many ways to prepare this dish, and mainly consists of these ingredients : whole fresh water prawns, minced garlic, chopped onion, black pepper, chili for spicy flavour, salt, fish sauce , sugar and of course their roe …