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Chilli Salt Prawns Recipe

Chili Salt Prawns Recipe .Learn how to cook best and tasty Chili Salt Prawns. An easy way and tips how to cook Chili Salt Prawns at home .Detail of ingredients of Chili Salt Prawns and instruction.


2 tabs plain flour
2 tabs rice flour
1 tabs salt
2 tsp white pepper
2 tsp chili powder
1 1/2 tsp Chinese five spice
2L (8 cups) peanut oil
18 (about 1kg) green large king prawns,
Peeled leaving tails intact,
6 sprigs fresh coriander
Lemon wedges, to serve


Combine the plain flour, rice flour, salt, white pepper, chili powder and Chinese five spice in a bowl.
Preheat oven to 160C. Line a baking tray with 5 layers of paper towel. Place the oil in a large saucepan or wok. Heat to 190C over medium heat (when the oil is ready a cube of bread will turn golden brown in 10 seconds).
Place one-quarter of prawns in the flour mixture. Toss to coat. Shake off excess. Add to the oil and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until golden. Use a slotted spoon to transfer to the lined tray. Place in oven to keep warm. Repeat, in 3 more batches, with flour mixture and remaining prawns, reheating oil between batches.
Add the coriander to the oil and cook for 10 seconds or until crisp. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel. Place prawns on a serving platter. Top with coriander. Serve with lemon wedges.