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Mauritian Hakien Recipe

Mauritian Hakien Recipe

Hakien is a traditional Mauritian dish consisting of a batter-dipped, deep-fried flour dough wrapper filled with ingredients such as pork, prawns, vegetables, or chicken.

It is commonly served as an appetizer, with a chili-garlic sauce or a chutney on the side, used for dipping.

 

 

RECIPE INGREDIENTS 

For the batter:

250g of flour

380ml of water

a pinch of yellow food coloring

oil for frying

 

For Hakein:

1 packet of spring roll pastry

450g ground chicken or any protein of choice

150g finely sliced ​​cabbage

150g soybean sprout

150g finely sliced ​​bamboo shoot

150g grated carrot

2 shallots or 1 medium onion, chopped finely

2 tablespoons soy sauce

4 tablespoons oyster sauce

1 tablespoon cornstarch

3 chopped garlic cloves

1 piece chopped ginger

salt and pepper

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO MAKE MAURITIAN HAKIEN RECIPE

  1. In a large bowl, place ground chicken and add ginger, garlic, salt, pepper, 2 tablespoons oyster sauce and cornstarch. Marinate for at least an hour. 
  2. In another bowl marinate carrots, cabbage, soybean sprouts and bamboo shoots with 2 tablespoons oyster sauce and 2 tablespoons soy sauce for 30 minutes.
  3. Under medium heat, cook the chicken with the chopped shallot. Once cooked, set aside in a bowl.
  4. In the same pan, fry the vegetables for 3 minutes: the vegetables should not be overcooked and must remain crispy, reserve in a bowl
  5. Take spring roll pastry and place a some vegetables with a fork to avoid wetting too much the spring roll sheet with the sauce then add some chicken and fold it 
  6. Glue the two end with water. Continue with remaining pastry and filling.
  7. Prepare the batter with water, flour and food coloring and let stand.
  8. Heat a frying pan with a little oil and sear quickly the hakiens on every side and set aside. Then move the hakiens in the batter and fry in hot oil bath.
  9.  Leave to drain the excess of oil on paper towels and serve them cut with some chili sauce.
READ ALSO:   Malawian Fruit Chutney

 

 

HERE ARE MORE RECIPES YOU CAN ENJOY TOO

TRADITIONAL MAURITIUS CALAMAR CROUSTILLANT

GRATIN DE GIRAUMON (PUMPKIN GRATIN)

TRADITIONAL MAURITIAN BHAJAS RECIPE

 

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Mauritian Hakien Recipe

Serves: 6 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 100 calories 5g fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • For the batter:
  •  
  • 250g of flour
  •  
  • 380ml of water
  •  
  • a pinch of yellow food coloring
  •  
  • oil for frying
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • For Hakein:
  •  
  • 1 packet of spring roll pastry
  •  
  • 450g ground chicken or any protein of choice
  •  
  • 150g finely sliced ​​cabbage
  •  
  • 150g soybean sprout
  •  
  • 150g finely sliced ​​bamboo shoot
  •  
  • 150g grated carrot
  •  
  • 2 shallots or 1 medium onion, chopped finely
  •  
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  •  
  • 4 tablespoons oyster sauce
  •  
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  •  
  • 3 chopped garlic cloves
  •  
  • 1 piece chopped ginger
  •  
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

In a large bowl, place ground chicken and add ginger, garlic, salt, pepper, 2 tablespoons oyster sauce and cornstarch. Marinate for at least an hour.

 

In another bowl marinate carrots, cabbage, soybean sprouts and bamboo shoots with 2 tablespoons oyster sauce and 2 tablespoons soy sauce for 30 minutes.

 

Under medium heat, cook the chicken with the chopped shallot. Once cooked, set aside in a bowl.

 

In the same pan, fry the vegetables for 3 minutes: the vegetables should not be overcooked and must remain crispy, reserve in a bowl

 

Take spring roll pastry and place a some vegetables with a fork to avoid wetting too much the spring roll sheet with the sauce then add some chicken and fold it

READ ALSO:   Samaki Wa Kupaka(Grilled Fish In Coconut Sauce)

 

Glue the two end with water. Continue with remaining pastry and filling.

 

Prepare the batter with water, flour and food coloring and let stand.

 

Heat a frying pan with a little oil and sear quickly the hakiens on every side and set aside. Then move the hakiens in the batter and fry in hot oil bath.

 

Leave to drain the excess of oil on paper towels and serve them cut with some chili sauce.

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