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Mar 17, 2014 12:10 PM

Finding giant prawns with roe in the head?

I want to make this Vietnamese recipe I saw on youtube which calls for gigantic prawns with roe in the head (the roe is essential to make the sauce for the dish). I have tried to find them everywhere with no luck, I just assumed the bigger the prawn the better a chance of there being roe but that wasn't the case

This is the recipe in question:

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  1. I haven't seen that series of videos before. I like. Thanks for sharing.

    Are you searching for the shrimp in Asian markets? If they don't have the big blue clawed river prawns, she mentioned that you can buy the shrimp roe in a jar. Good luck!