The Best Batter Recipe for Deep Fried Prawns

deep fried prawns

If you like seafood appetizers, and shrimp appetizers in particular, you will be delighted with this wonderful prawn recipe. The batter recipe for deep fried prawns is easy to make and the dipping sauce is amazing too, combining sweet lychees with piquant chili sauce. Use a Thai chili sauce because it has a sweetness, which complements the prawn flavor. Prawn recipes are great for all kinds of parties, from Superbowl parties to buffets and cocktail parties.

How To make Crispy Batter For Prawns

Tiger prawns are bigger than shrimp but smaller than king prawns. You should leave the tails on when you make this deep fried prawn recipe and people can use the tails as a handle. It also means they can identify this as a prawn appetizer. Tiger prawns are juicy, succulent, and really nice tasting They can be used for cold appetizer recipes and hot appetizers as well, like this deep fried tiger prawns dish.

Deep Fried Prawns

The batter recipe for deep fried prawns here is a basic egg white, corn flour, sugar, and salt combination, which goes well with the prawn flavor. Prawns are always nice with sweet sauces as well as savory or piquant ones. This is one of our easy party appetizers and if you want to serve seafood appetizers or shrimp appetizers, make this gorgeous Thai prawn appetizer to thrill your guests. Deep Fried Thai Prawn Appetizer with Lychee Dipping Sauce

Deep Fried Prawns Ingredients -

  1. 10 ½ oz raw tiger prawns, peeled (leave the tails on)
  2. 2 teaspoons oyster sauce
  3. 2 teaspoons corn flour
  4. 1 egg white
  5. 10 canned lychees, drained and chopped
  6. Few drops sesame oil
  7. 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  8. 1 green onion, chopped
  9. ½ teaspoon white sugar
  10. Pinch each of salt and black pepper
  11. 6 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  12. Vegetable oil, for deep frying
  13. Lettuce and tomato slices, to serve

Deep Fried Prawns Preparation:

  1. Combine the prawns, oyster sauce, green onion, sesame oil, and black pepper.
  2. Combine the chili sauce, sesame seeds, and lychees for the dipping sauce.
  3. Beat the egg white until it is stiff, and then fold in the sugar and salt.
  4. Stir in the corn flour.
  5. Heat the oil in a deep fat fryer until it is hot.
  6. Dip the tiger prawns into the egg white mixture and fry them for about 5 minutes or until they are golden brown and the batter is crispy.
  7. Remove them from the hot oil using a slotted spoon and let them drain on kitchen paper.
  8. Serve the hot battered tiger prawns with the lychee and chili dip and garnish the serving platter with the lettuce and tomato slices.

(Serves 6)

Fried Tiger prawns Recipe

The Best Batter Recipe for Deep Fried Prawns

These tiger prawns are served hot.

They are enveloped in a crisp and light batter and served with a delicious lychee and chili sauce for dipping.

If you are thinking about making shrimp appetizers, this really is a winning dish.

Deep fried prawns are ideal for any occasion and everyone is sure to go crazy for them.

The batter recipe for deep fried prawns used here is really simple and goes perfectly with this prawn appetizer.

Whether you are planning Superbowl party recipes, a buffet, a cocktail party or some other kind of event, you will find this recipe easy to make and the results are fabulous. 

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