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Stir fried Snails with Lemon Grass and Chili Recipe

(Ốc Xào Sả Ớt)

  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Directions

Stir fried Snails with Lemongrass and Chili (Ốc Xào Sả Ớt)  is a specialty dish of Central Vietnam. The people of this region are often known for their knacks for using chili and lemongrass in a wide variety of dishes. Like many other Vietnamese Recipes, this dish embodies a distinctive and exemplifying flavor from a certain part of Vietnam, and should enhance the knowledge of Vietnamese food for international cuisine enthusiasts. This versatile dish goes perfect with beer or similar drinks and is a must-have during a chilling gathering at night. It also works well as a standalone snack.

Preparation of this dish is fairly simple and should not require advanced cooking skills, in fact I’d say that a novice would be able to do it with ease. So get your utensils ready and let’s start making this dish!

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Steps

1
Done
2 hrs and 30 mins

Wash and clean the snails thoroughly - use a small brush to scrape the shells carefully to remove all dirt and undesired substances.

Next, soak the snails in water and add a small amount of chili and vinegar. Leave for 2 hours. Then, pour the whole mixture on a basket to filter out the water. Let the snails dry. Sprinkle a little salt and chili powder on the snails.

2
Done

Remove the cover of the lemongrass and cut them into small and thin pieces. Slice the chili into small pieces.

3
Done

Heat cooking oil inside a pot, add in minced garlic, sliced chili and lemongrass, and stir fry until you can smell a fragrance.

4
Done
5-10 mins

Next, place the snails into the pot, and with the fire still on, cover the pot with a lid for 5-10 minutes. Shake the pot gently intermittently to ensure that the spices are absorbed fully by the snails.

5
Done

Finally, turn off the heat and scoop the content into a plate. Best served when hot. Enjoy!

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