This a Chinese Starter which is crisp outside and soft and juicy inside. Its a perfect prawns starter for a small party or get together. Its a very quick recipe so do give it a try.
- 12 large sized Prawns/Shrimps (Cleaned and Deveined)
- 2 tea spoon lemon juice
- 2 table spoon cornflour
- 1/4-1/2 tea spoon pepper powder
- 2 tea spoon soya sauce
- 1/2 table spoon vinegar
- 1 egg white
- 1/4 tea spoon pepper powder
- 3 table spoon cornflour
- pinch of baking powder
- 1 table spoon sesame seeds
- 1 table spoon oil
- 1/2 tea spoon salt
Wash the cleaned prawns.Rub lemon juice and salt on them and keep them aside for 15 mins.Wash them and pat dry again.
In a bowl mix all the ingredients of the marinade. Marinade the prawns in it at least for 1 hour in a refrigerator.
Mix all the ingredients of the batter in a bowl and beat it a little. Heat oil to deep fry in a wok.Spread the cornflour on a plate. Remove each marinated prawn and make it pat dry.Roll it on the spread cornflour and them dip it in the prepared batter and let it get fully coated in batter.
Reduce heat and deep fry it till golden brown for 2-3 mins. Repeat it with other prawns. You can fry 3-4 prawns together.
Drain them on paper and serve hot with schezwan sauce/Tomato-garlic dip.
Preparation Time : 20 mins.