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Chilly Prawns

4 from 1 vote

Juicy and flavorful prawns in sweet and spicy sauce. This is so easy to make and taste delicious. A great starter/ appetizer and a side dish too.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Served AsLunch
Servings 3


  • For Marinate : 500 gms prawns
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp Chilly Sauce
  • Salt
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • For Stir Fry : 1 tbsp Ginger chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic chopped
  • 1 Capsicum cubed
  • 1 spring onion whites chopped
  • 1 onion cubed
  • 1 green chilly chopped
  • ½ tsp pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp Chilly Sauce
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • Salt
  • 2 tbsp cornflour diluted in ¼ cup water
  • 2 tbsp spring onion greens chopped
  • 2 tbsp roasted peanut crushed
  • Oil for frying


  • In a mixing bowl add the prawns and all the ingredients mentioned in the marination list, mix well and keep aside for 10-15 mins.
  • In a frying pan heat oil for deep frying the marinated prawns.
  • In a medium heat drop the prawns and deep fry them in batches till golden approx 6-7 mins. Keep aside in an absorbent paper.
  • Heat 3 tbsps in a pan. Use the same oil used to fry the prawns.
  • Add the ginger, garlic, capsicums, spring onion whites, onion, green chillies and saute for 2 mins.
  • Add pepper powder, soya sauce, chilly sauce, ketchup, diluted cornflour, mix well and bring it to a boil.
  • Add the fried prawns, season with salt and saute for about 2 mins.
  • Add the chopped spring Onion greens and crushed Peanuts, give a quick stir and take off the heat.
  • Garnish with chopped spring Onion greens and serve.
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Akum Raj Jamir
Akum Raj Jamir

A foodie and a passionate cook. Loves everything about food. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and develop new recipes.

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