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salt and pepper prawns

Salt and Pepper Prawns

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese Cuisine
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 215kcal
Author: Khin


Prawn Seasonings

  • ¼ Tsp salt
  • ¼ Tsp black pepper


  • 400 g Prawns (Peeled & Deveined) 
  • 1 cup Corn/Potato starch (flour) 
  • 3-4 cloves Garlic
  • ½ Sweet onion
  • ½ Red/Green bell pepper
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper
  • ¼ tsp Chinese Five Spices


  • Put prawns in a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Mix well and set aside.
  • Cut garlic, chillies, onions and bell pepper into thin slices.
  • Coat the seasoned prawns with the corn starch. Coat the prawns well and toss the excess flour out before frying.
  • Heat the oil into high heat about 350 F. Add the coated prawns and deep fry for 2-3 mins till the prawns get crispy. Remove from oil and set aside on cooling rack.
  • Heat a pan, drizzle 1 tbsp of oil. Add the garlic slices and stir for few seconds, then add the onions and peppers. Stir well. ( Add ½ Tsp  of chicken powder if you want to taste exactly like a restaurant.)
  • Add the fried prawns , sprinkle salt, pepper and chinese five spices. Toss well to combine all ingredients with medium high heat for 1 min.
  • Crispy Aromatic Salt and Pepper Prawns are ready! Serve immediately!


Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 126mg | Sodium: 864mg | Potassium: 207mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 648IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1mg
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