Fragrant Fried Prawn
Fragrant Fried Prawn
Get this quick and easy fragrant fried prawn recipe by Chef Wan from Best Wan!.
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Technique Deep Frying
  • Preparation Time 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time 20 minutes
  • Yield 6 servings
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Ingredients
  • 1000 grams / 2 pounds / 3 oz fresh Prawns
  • Cooking oil for deep-frying
  • 2 stalks Lemon grass, finely sliced
  • 1 Torch ginger bud, finely sliced
  • 10 Bird's eye chilli, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons / 1 fl oz Tom yam paste
  • 60 millilitres / 2 fl oz / ¼ cup Water
  • 1 teaspoon Honey
  • 1+½ tablespoons / 1 fl oz Mayonnaise
  • 3 Kaffir lime leaves, finely sliced
  • Marinade (Blended):
  • 1+½ tablespoons / 1 fl oz Oyster sauce
  • 1 medium Egg, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons / 1 oz Corn flour (cornstarch)
  • Salt
  • Sauce (Blended):
  • 3 tablespoons / 1½ fl oz Chilli sauce
  • 2 tablespoons / 1 oz Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons / 1 oz Vinegar
  • 250 millilitres / 8 fl oz / 1 cup canned Tomato sauce
  • Salt to taste
Method
  1. Combine the prawns with the marinade and set aside for 15 minutes
  2. Deep-fry the marinated prawns until golden brown and drain on kitchen paper
  3. In a clean wok, heat 1 tablespoon of oil and sauté the lemon grass, torch ginger bud, Chillies and tom yam paste until fragrant
  4. Add the water, honey and prawns. Stir well
  5. Remove from heat and stir in the mayonnaise Stir in the kaffir lime leaves
  6. Garnished with finely sliced kaffir lime leaves

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