A bag of deep fried minnows

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Fried minnows

Thai’s love frying stuff and here’s another snack that emphasizes that.  Bplaa siuw tawt [ปลาซิวทอด], or deep-fried minnows, is pretty basic but tasty…if you like fried stuff.  Just pop them in your mouth, a handful at a time.

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2 Comments

  1. Wayne
    Posted April 1, 2009 at 4:13 am | Permalink

    I’ve been interested in trying some fried minnows. Ghost minnows look good to me. Do you do any prep or cleaning before frying? Are some minnows better than others. In my area we have Spot Tail, Shinners, Shad and Ghost Minnows.

  2. admin
    Posted May 29, 2009 at 4:19 am | Permalink

    To be honest, I have no idea what kind they are. All I know is that they’re crunchy and taste quite fishy (in a good way)!

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