Prawns In Chili Sauce (Shrimp)

Category : Seafood

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Date : 28/11/2002


1 to 1-1/2 lbs Prawns
1/4 tsp Ginger, ground
1 Egg white
1-1/2 Cornflour
5 tbsp Oil 5 tbsps.
1-1/2 tsp Salt

For the Sauce:
2 tbsp Chili sauce
3 tbsp Tomato puree
1-1/2 Soya sauce
2 tbsp Chicken stock
2 tsp Cornflour 2 tsps.
2 tbsp Water 2 tbsps.
1-1/2 tbsp Dry sherry
2 tsp Vinegar


1. Clean, cut the prawns into half, rub them with salt and ginger and keep aside for 15-20 mins.

2. Make a batter out of the egg white and cornflour and coat the prawns with it.

3. Prepare the sauce by heating together the chili sauce, puree, soya sauce, sherry, vinegar and chicken stock.

4. Make a paste with 2 tsp cornflour and 2 tbsps. water, add this paste to the mixture while boiling and stir till sauce thickens.

5. Heat the oil and fry the prawns, put these fried prawns into the sauce.

6. Let the sauce come to a boil before serving.

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