Fried Prawns in Shell

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 600 g - medium size prawns, trimmed, washed and drained
  • 5 cups - oil for deep frying
  • 4 - shallots, chopped
  • 4 Cloves - garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp - ginger, chopped
  • For Sauce:
  • 2 tbsp - Tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp - sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper
  • 1 tsp - Sugar
  • 1 tbsp - thick soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp - lea and perrins sauce
  • 1/2 - Chicken cube, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup - water
  • 1 tsp - Chinese cooking wine (optional)
  • For garnishing:
  • some chopped Spring onions
  • chopped Red Chillies

How to Make Fried Prawns in Shell

  • Heat oil until very hot.
  • Deep fry prawns for about 1 minute. Drain and keep aside
  • Leave 2 tbsp oil in wok. Saute shallots, garlic and ginger until fragrant. Add prawns.
  • Stir to mix and pour in the sauces.
  • Stir and cook until the gravy is thick and the prawns have absorbed all the seasoning.
  • Serve with the garnishing.