Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Prawn/Shrimp Fry

Prawn or shrimp fry is the one which we used to put in the starters list first whenever we go for any restaurants . Later i tried it at home and it came out well with the same taste. Here is the recipe for the hotel style fry

Prawn/Shrimp Fry


  • Prawn/Shrimp - 10 to 15
  • All purpose flour/maida - 1 tbsp
  • Corn starch - 1 tsp
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Ginger minced - 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic minced - 1/2 tsp
  • lemon - 1/2
  • Oil - to deep fry

Cooking steps

  1. Extract 1 tsp of lemon juice from lemon and keep aside
  2. Remove head and tail from shrimp and devein the shrimp
  3. In a mixing bowl, add maida, corn starch, lemon juice, salt, red chilli powder , minced ginger and garlic paste
  4. Stir the mixture well for a minute and make it a thick paste
  5. Marinate shrimp with the paste and make sure the shrimps are coated well with the paste
  6. Set aside for 10 mins
  7. In a frying pan, add oil and let it becomes hot
  8. Deep fry the both the sides of shrimp


  • An egg white can be added to the mixture to get more crispy prawn fry. 

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