Salt and Pepper Prawns

Mains
Seafood

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

3 - 4 pax

Don’t be fooled by its name, this recipe is so simple yet absolutely divine. You’ll be wondering why you hadn’t made it earlier!
This dish hits all the notes – the crisp and crunch of the deep fried prawns coated in spice mix; definitely a crowd pleaser at every meal.
Watch this video for a cooking tip to keep your prawns crispy: rice flour and double frying!

Ingredients

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US / Metric
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Medium shrimps
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Medium shrimps
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½
½
tbsp Rice flour (for dusting)
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½
½
tbsp Rice flour (for dusting)
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tbsp
tbsp
Minced garlic
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tbsp
tbsp
Minced garlic
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tbsp
tbsp
Minced ginger
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Minced ginger
0.00
g
g
Minced red pepper
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g
g
Minced red pepper
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Chopped scallions
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tbsp
tbsp
Chopped scallions
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tbsp
tbsp
Minced shallots
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tbsp
tbsp
Minced shallots
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tbsp
tbsp
Chopped scallions (for garnishing)
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tbsp
tbsp
Chopped scallions (for garnishing)
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tsp
tsp
Salt
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tsp
tsp
Salt
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tsp
tsp
Mixture of white & black pepper
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tsp
tsp
Mixture of white & black pepper
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tsp
tsp
Sugar
0.00
tsp
tsp
Sugar

Steps

1

Trim shrimps, wash and drain dry. Lightly dust shrimps with rice flour prior to frying to prevent splattering and to have a crispy texture.
Trim shrimps, wash and drain dry. Lightly dust shrimps with rice flour prior to frying to prevent splattering and to have a crispy texture.
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2

Heat up a pan of cooking oil, deep fry the shrimps till about 50% cooked. Drain up and heat up the oil again at a higher temperature. Give the shrimps a 2nd fry to drain out excess oil from the shrimps and to give it a more crisper texture. Drain dry and set aside. Reserve cooking oil 
Heat up a pan of cooking oil, deep fry the shrimps till about 50% cooked. Drain up and heat up the oil again at a higher temperature. Give the shrimps a 2nd fry to drain out excess oil from the shrimps and to give it a more crisper texture. Drain dry and set aside. Reserve cooking oil 
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3

In the same pan and with low heat, drizzle some oil from frying, sauté the minced ingredients till fragrant.
In the same pan and with low heat, drizzle some oil from frying, sauté the minced ingredients till fragrant.
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4

Add in shrimps and continue to mix well.
Add in shrimps and continue to mix well.
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5

Add in salt, pepper & sugar to taste.
Add in salt, pepper & sugar to taste.
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6

Final sprinkle the scallions and dish up.
Final sprinkle the scallions and dish up.
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7

Serve hot!
Serve hot!
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