Cucur Udang

Deep-Fried Prawn Fritters

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60

min

Preparation

120

min

Cook

Med

Difficulty

3

Steps

13

Ingredients

Indulge in delicious deep-fried prawn fritters, one is simply not enough!

Let's start cooking!

Water added to dry ingredients

Step 1 - Mix dry ingredients

  • In a big mixing bowl, add sifted plain flour, 1 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp turmeric powder and 50 ml water. If the mixture is too dry, slowly add 2 tsp water at a time until the mixture is thick and without lumps.
Prawns added to mixture

Step 2 - Add the rest of the ingredients

  • Add minced garlic, chopped dried shrimps, thinly sliced large red chilli and sliced spring onions. Mix it well.
  • Add peeled and coarsely chopped prawns and bean sprouts. Fold in the mixture.
    {tips}You may substitute bean sprouts with any vegetable of your choice
Deep fried cucur udang

Step 3 - Deep-fry mixture

  • In a pan, heat up enough oil for deep-frying. Slowly drop 1 tablespoon of mixture and deep-fry for 2 minutes or until brown. Remove from pot and drain excess oil on a paper towel-lined plate.
    To prevent mixture from sticking to the spoon, dip the spoon in oil before scooping up the mixture

Plate and serve!

Cucur Udang on a serving dish with sauce

Serve with ketchup or chili sauce on the side.

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