Asian Home Recipe

Sweet and Sour Prawns Recipe

Ingredients :

0.5 kg


2 tablespoons

2 slices

1 1/2 tablespoons

1 1/2 tablespoons


2 tablespoons

Unshelled, uncooked prawns

Egg white


Ginger root, peeled



Onion (scallions)

Chicken stock

Oil for deep-frying

Method :
  • Shell the prawns, make a shallow incision down the back of each prawns and remove the black intestinal parts.

  • Wash and clean, then cut each shrimp in half lengthways.

  • Make a criss-cross pattern on each half and marinate them with the egg white and 1/2 tablespoon cornflour.

  • Finely chop the onion and ginger root.

  • Heat up about 4 1/2 cups oil in a wok and, before the oil gets too hot, put in the prawns pieces by piece.

  • Fry until golden, take them out and drain.

  • Leave about 1 tablespoon oil on the wok.

  • Stir-fry the finely chopped onion and ginger root until their color changes.

  • Then put inn the shrimp, stir and add sugar and continue stirring until all the sugar has dissolved.

  • Add the remaining cornflour mixed with the chicken stock, blend well.

  • Serve.


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