Sunday, August 16, 2009

China Town Fried Prawns


- 250 g. jumbo prawns
- 1 tbsp. soy sauce
- 1\4 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. lemon juice
- 1 egg
- 1\2 cup cornflour
- oil for deep frying

1. Hold the (shrimp) prawn firmly by the tail and remove the rest of the shell, leaving the tail. Split the prawn in half lengthwise almost to the tail. Remove the black cord. Flatten the prawns to look like cutlets
2. Marinate the prawns with salt soy sauce and lemon juice for 1\2 an hour. Drain.
3.Beat the egg and dip the prawn in it, and then in the cornflour. Do this twice.
3. Heat the oil and deep fry the prawn for 2-3 minutes. Drain on absorbent chicken.
4.Serve with sweet and sour sauce.

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