Chilli Prawns

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Submitted: May 14, 2014
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Total Time:
Preparation Time: 10-15 mins
Cooking Time: 10-12 mins
Servings: 4-6 | 100 kcal

A spicy Indochinese recipe of prawns. Enjoy this mouth watering chilli prawns with fried rice or noodles.

Required ingredients

  • 500 grams fresh tiger prawns - cleaned, shelled and deviened
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped spring onions - the white part
  • 1/4 cup chopped greens of spring onion
  • 3-4 green chillies - slit
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 6-7 garlic flakes -  finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1/2 tsp vinegar
  • 2 tbsp red chilli sauce
  • 3 tsp red chilli powder
  • A pinch of red food color - optional
  • A pinch of ajinomoto/MSG
  • Salt as per taste
  • 3 tbsp corn flour
  • 3 tbsp of rice flour or refined flour
  • 3 tbsp oil + extra oil for deep frying the mushrooms

Directions & How to

  • In a mixing bowl take prawns. Add ginger garlic paste, a tsp of red chilli powder and salt. Mix well and keep it aside for 10-15 minutes.
  • Add corn flour and rice flour, mix well and deep fry in hot oil till golden and crisp.
  • Remove on absorbent paper and keep aside.
  • Heat around 3 tbsp of oil in a wok, add garlic and  fry it till it turns brown.
  • Add onions and green chillies and saute it till it turns a little soft .
  • Add soya sauce, vinegar, red chilli sauce, chilli powder, food color if using, salt and ajinomoto and a tbsp of water and let it cook for a minute.
  • Add the fried prawns, stir well and saute it for 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve hot  garnished with greens of spring onions.

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