Chilli salt prawns

By azu  

August 11, 2010

Chilli salt prawns 0 5 0
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • 10 mins

    10 mins

    20 mins

  • Yields: 12 Servings

Ingredients

2 tbsp plain flour

2 tbsp rice flour

1 tbsp salt

2 tsp white pepper

2 tsp chili powder

8 cups peanut oil

18 large king prawns – peeled leaving tails intact

Directions

1Combine the plain flour, rice flour, salt, white pepper and chili powder in a bowl.

2Preheat oven to 160°C. Line a baking tray with 5 layers of paper towel.

3Place the oil in a large saucepan or wok. Heat over medium heat (when the oil is ready a cube of bread will turn golden brown in 10 seconds).

4Place one-quarter of prawns in the flour mixture. Toss to coat. Shake off excess. Add to the oil and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until golden.

5Use a slotted spoon to transfer to the lined tray. Place in oven to keep warm.

6Repeat, in 3 more batches, with flour mixture and remaining prawns.

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