Chinese Prawns Fritters Recipe

Prawn Fritters


10 large prawns

1 tbsp ginger juice

Pinch of salt

Dash of pepper


2 ½ self-raising flour

1 tsp Bird’s eye custard powder

Pinch of salt

½ tsp bicarbonate of soda

2 ½ fl oz. water

1 tbsp oil

2 pints oil for deep frying




Shell prawns, leaving tail unshelled. Slit prawns halfway lengthwise and remove dark veins. Season with 1 tbsp ginger juice, a pinch of salt and a dash of pepper. Set aside.

Combine A in a bowl and mix till well blended. Stand for 5 minutes.

Heat oil in a wok. Dip each prawn into batter and fry till light golden brown. Remove to absorbent paper to drain oil and place on a serving dish. Arrange cucumber and tomato slices around edge of plate and serve.

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