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Crispy Prawn Fritters

Category: Starters

Serves: 2 people

Preparing time: 00:00

Cooking time: 00:00


300g large prawns

85g plain flour

3 tbsp cornflour

1 tsp baking powder

150-175ml water (add slowly)

1 tsp salt

1 tbsp vegetable oil

vegetable oil for deep frying

Wing Yip Sweet Chilli Sauce

Cooking Method

Step 1

If the prawns have shells on, remove the shells but leave the tails intact. Devein and butterfly all the prawns.

Step 2

Wash and pat them dry with kitchen paper.

Step 3

Sift the flour, cornflour and baking powder together.

Step 4

Add the water and mix to make up a smooth, thick batter. It should be thicker than pancake batter.

Step 5

Then add the salt and oil and leave the batter to stand for approximately half an hour.

Step 6

Heat the oil in a wok or deep fat fryer. The oil should be hot enough to brown a cube of bread in 30 seconds when dropped into it.

Step 7

Holding the prawns by the tail, dip the whole prawn in the batter to coat it.

Step 8

Drop the prawn gently into the hot oil.

Step 9

Cook the prawns in batches in this way until all the prawns are cooked.

Step 10

Drain well on kitchen paper and serve immediately with Wing Yip Sweet Chilli Sauce.

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