Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2lb Fresh prawns chopped, or 1-1/2 tsp. 5 Dried chili peppers, finely

  2. 1 1/4tb Sugar

  3. 1 tb Sesame oil

  4. 1 tb Cider vinegar

  5. 2 tb Thin soy sauce -- SAUCE --

  6. 1 1/4tb Cornstarch

  7. 2 tb Flour

  8. 1 lg Egg -- BATTER --

  9. 2 c Oil for deep-frying

  10. 1 tb Oil Dash of white pepper

  11. 1/2ts Sugar

  12. 1/2ts Salt

  13. 2 Cloves garlic, chopped crushed red pepper

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. + Directions : Shell, devein and wash prawns. Drain and pat dry with paper towels. Add salt, sugar and pepper, mixing well. While oil is heating to 350-degrees, prepare the batter by beating the egg, adding the flour and cornstarch. Mix thoroughly. Dip prawns in batter, drop in hot oil and deep-fry for 4 minutes. Remove and drain off excess oil. Prepare sauce by combining the listed ingredients. Heat wok, add 1 tablespoon oil, and stir-fry garlic for 1 minute. Add sauce and bring to a boil. Add deep-fried prawns, mix thoroughly, and serve. FOR DEEP FRIED PRAWNS ONLY: Follow steps 1 and 2 above.

  2. cup Sitjar's Crispy Mix or any type of deep fry chicken batter. Purchase at any Chinese grocery store. Add 1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons cold water. Mix well. Heat 2 cups oil to 350-degree. Dip prawn in batter and fry for 4 minutes, and serve.


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