Asian Home Recipe

Shrimp Fritters Recipe

Ingredients :




3/4 cup

1 tablespoon

1 cup

1/4 teaspoon


1 small

Raw prawns

Dried rice vermicelli



Fish sauce

Plain flour


Spring onions, sliced

Red chili, finely chopped

Cooking oil for deep-frying

Sweet chili sauce to serve

Method :
  • Peel and de-vein the prawns. Place half the prawns in a food processor and process until smooth.

  • Chop the remaining prawns, place them in a bowl with the processed prawns and mix to combine.

  • Place the vermicelli in a heatproof bowl, cover with hot water and soak for a minute.

  • Drain and cut into short lengths.

  • In a small jug, beat the egg, water and fish sauce.

  • Sift the flour into another bowl; make a hole in the centre, gradually add the egg mixture and stir until smooth.

  • Add the prawn mixture, bagoong, spring onion, chili and vermicelli to the bowl and mix to combine.

  • Heat the cooking oil in a large pan or wok. Add a few tablespoons of the mixture to the pan and deep-fry for 3 minutes, or until the fritters are crisp and golden. Drain on paper towels.

  • Repeat with the remaining mixture.

  • Serve with sweet chili sauce.


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