Plain Sweet and Sour Prawns

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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Asian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 250 g - prawns (shelled and deveined)
  • 2 cups - tomato ketchup
  • 2 - tomatoes (cut into 8 pieces each)
  • 12 pieces - lychees
  • 1 cup - white vinegar
  • 1 - carrot (cut in thick strips)
  • 2 - capsicums (cut in 1 inch squares)
  • 2 tbsp - sugar
  • 3 cups - oil for frying
  • 1/2 cup - corn starch (ratio: 3 of water, 1 of corn flour)
  • For batter:
  • 2 - eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup - corn flour
  • 1/2 cup - flour

How to Make Plain Sweet and Sour Prawns

  • Mix all the ingredients for the batter together using water.
  • Heat oil for frying in wok.
  • Mix the prawns in batter and fry until light golden brown.
  • Strain and set aside.
  • In the pan, stir fry capsicums, carrots and lychees and then add in tomatoes and prawns.
  • Then, add vinegar, tomato ketchup and sugar.
  • Bring to boil and mix corn starch solution to thicken the sauce.
  • Pour this sauce over the deep fry prawns and serve hot.

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