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Chilli Prawns

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A popular Indo-Chinese appetizer dish and is a zingy treat for any day and any occasion.
Chilli Prawns

Chilli Prawns are a very popular Indo-Chinese appetizer / snack dish. Delicious and mouth-watering, these can be served as is or can be served with fried rice too. Ideal for those weekend parties or sunday brunch.

Chilli Prawns

Chilli Prawns
5 from 2 votes

Chilli Prawns Recipe

A popular Indo-Chinese appetizer dish and is a zingy treat for any day and any occasion.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time13 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Indo-Chinese
Keyword: indo-chinese

Ingredients for Chilli Prawns

To Fry:

  • 1 tsp Soy Sauce – 1 tsp
  • 2 tbsp Corn Flour – 2 tblsp
  • 12 Prawns medium
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying

To Prepare Sauce:

  • 2 Spring Onions
  • 1/2 Capsicum
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 4 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 3 tsp Soy Sauce
  • 3 tsp Red Chilli Sauce
  • 3 tsp Tomato Sauce
  • 1 tsp Corn Flour
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • Salt to taste

How to make Chilli Prawns

  • Clean and wash the prawns well.
  • Chop the spring onions and capsicum to medium size pieces.
  • Mix the corn flour along with water to form a paste.
  • Take a bowl, add the prawn pieces, salt, soy sauce, Corn flour and mix thoroughly.
  • Heat oil in a kadai for deep frying.
  • Fry the marinated prawn pieces in oil till crisp and golden brown.
  • To another pan, add oil and heat under medium flame.
  • Add the chopped ginger, garlic and green chilly.
  • Add the chopped spring onions and capsicum.
  • Add the soy sauce, tomato sauce, red chilly sauce and needed water.
  • Cook until it gets boiled well.
  • When they are cooked well, add the fried prawns and the corn flour paste and mix well.
  • Cook until the gravy has thickened and water is fully evaporated.
  • Sprinkle spring onion on top and serve hot.


Sunita Karthik
Sunita Karthik
Sunitha Karthik is a food lover who loves experiment with food. She worked in BPO industry for several years before deciding to settle down with family. She is a self-taught cook who has learnt to cook by experimenting with ingredients and watching various cooking shows. Mother of two kids and supporting her husband's business, she still finds time to cook up a storm in the kitchen.

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