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Spicy Salt And Pepper Prawns Recipe

Spicy Salt And Pepper Prawns is a popular Indian Snack
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 250 gm - Prawns
  • 1 tbsp - light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp - Chinese Rice wine or dry cherry
  • 2 tsp - Corn flour
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 3 - spring onions, to garnish
  • For spicy salt and pepper:
  • 1 tbsp - ground Szechwan peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp - five-spice powder (Chinese)
  • 1 tbsp - salt
  • How to Make Spicy Salt And Pepper Prawns:

    1. Pull the soft legs off the prawns (shrimp) but keep the body shell on.
    2. Dry well on absorbent kitchen paper (paper towels).
    3. Place the prawns (shrimp) in a bowl with the soy sauce, rice wine or sherry and corn flour (corn-starch).
    4. Turn the prawns (shrimp) to coat thoroughly with the mixture and leave to marinate for about 25-30 minutes.
    5. To make the spicy salt and pepper, mix the salt, ground Szechwan peppercorns and five spice powder together.
    6. Place in a dry frying pan (skillet) and stir-fry for about 3-4 minutes over a low heat stirring constantly to prevent the spices burning on the bottom of the pan.
    7. Remove from the heat and allow to cool.


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