Shrimps in Chilli Sauce

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves: 8
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Stir-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

Shrimps in Chilli Sauce is a mouth-watering Chinese recipe prominently recognized in restaurants as 'crowd favourite'. It is a popular sea food recipe known for it's bewitching taste. The real taste comes with the blend of soft,juicy shrimps and the spicy ingredients. The tangy sauce made with red chillies, pickled garlic,sugar and vinegar is a perfect combo for the finely coated prawns. 

Shrimps in Chilli Sauce is an easy-to-make appetizer especially for sea-food lovers.

Take a look at more Starter Recipes. You may also want to try Kerala Style Fried Fish, Oil Free Tandoori Chicken, Chicken Malai Kebab , Chicken Drumsticks with Indian Masala

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  • 24 Jumbo Prawns
  • 400 gms. red chillies
  • 10 cloves garlic
  • 3 pickled garlic heads
  • 600 gms. sugar
  • 4 tbsp. salt
  • 600 ml. vinegar
  • 400 gms. cornflour
  • 2 eggs
  • 120 ml. corn oil
  • Pinch of white pepper
  • Freshly chopped coriander

How to Make Shrimps in Chilli Sauce

  • Blend together the chillies, fresh and pickled garlic. Pour the oil in a frying pan and add the blended ingredients and cook for 5 mins.
  • Then add the salt, sugar and vinegar and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  • In a flat bottomed bowl, beat the egg with a little salt and white pepper and mix with the peeled prawns, coat well.
  • Then coat the prawns with the cornflour and fry in shallow oil for 3 minutes, turning them occasionally.
  • Arrange the prawns on oval platter, re-heat the sauce and pour over the prawns, garnish with coriander and and serve at once.