Prawns Chilli Fry.

This dish is a very appetizing combination of sautéed prawns, sauces and fresh vegetables.In restaurants its usually served as a starter,can be easily made at home with minimal ingredients and
goes very well with any chinese soup, noodles or rice.


500 gm Medium sized Pawns.

1 Egg.

½ tsp Black Pepper Powder.

2 tbsp Maida.

2 tbsp Cornflour.

1 tsp Soy Sauce.

Salt to taste.

Oil for frying.

1 tbsp Sesame Oil.

2 tsp Garlic finely chopped.

2 tsp Ginger finely chopped.

5-6 Green chillies slit into half.

1 cup Onion Cubed.

1 cup mixed Capsicum cubed ( Red, Yellow and green).

2 tbsp Spring Onion greens Chopped.

1 Chicken Stock Cube.

2 tsp Soy Sauce.

1 tsp Red Chilli Sauce.

1 tsp Vinegar.

Salt & Pepper to taste.


Wash,peel and de vein the prawns, tap them dry using a kitchen towel.

Add prawns in a bowl along with egg, salt, black pepper powder, maida, cornflour and soy sauce,mix keep them aside for 15 mins.

Heat oil for frying in a pan.
When the oil is hot, add the prawns and fry until nicely browned.

Drain and keep aside.

Heat oil in a wok.add onion from spring onion, ginger,garlic and green chillies, fry on high heat for 1-2 minutes.

Add cubed onion and tri colour capsicum and fry for another minute.

Add powdered chicken stock cube, soy sauce, red chilli sauce and vinegar along with ½ cup of water and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add salt and pepper.
Add the prawns and toss them in the masala.

Garnish with spring onion greens.
Serve immediately.

Tip:If tri colour capsicums/bell peppers are not available,any colour capsicum can be used.

Same dish can be made using paneer or chicken instead of prawns.

Happy Cooking!!!


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