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Recipe for Hot Garlic PrawnsClick image to enlarge

Recipe for Hot Garlic Prawns

Recipe for Hot Garlic Prawns

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Preparation Time:

10 minutes plus time to marinade.

Cooking Time:

15 minutes.


2 tbsp-olive oil
 1kg large prawns or 500g shelled shrimps
 1 tablespoon vinegar
 1 teaspoon garlic paste
 1 tablespoon tomato paste
 Pinch of ajinomoto / msg (can be omitted)
 2 teaspoons Ferns' Hot Curry Paste
 3/4 cup gram flour
 1/4 cup refined flour
 2 eggs
 8-10 cloves garlic
 1/2 bunch spring onions


1. Shell and de-vein prawns. Wash and marinate with salt, vinegar and garlic paste.

2. Heat oil. Add finely chopped garlic and tomato paste. Add 1/2 cup water, salt, Ferns' Hot Curry Paste and ajinomoto. Simmer for 10 minutes.

3. Make a paste with 2 tablespoons corn flour and a little water and stir into the sauce to thicken. Make a batter with corn flour, refined flour and 2 eggs and salt to taste.

4. Dip the prawns in batter and deep fry in hot oil. Add the prawns to the hot garlic sauce.

Garnish with finely chopped spring onion greens and decorate with spring onion flowers.

Serving ideas: Serve with Fresh Naan bread and Rice.

Republished with kind permission from Ferns'.

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