Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Cooking and Recipes : Salt And Pepper Prawns

Salt And Pepper Prawns

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients: 12 medium prawns, shelled and de-veined, 3tbsp flour (maida), 1tsp salt, 1 1.2 tsp kali mirch (pepper) powder ,1tsp five spice powder (available at large supermarkets),2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped, 1 fresh red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped Oil, for deep frying.

1. Mix salt, pepper & five spice powder. 

2. Dredge the prawns in flour and dust off any excess.

3. Heat oil in a large kadhai. Drop a prawn into the oil to check whether it is hot. It should sizzle.

4. Deep-fry the prawns until cooked and golden. Remove and keep on kitchen paper to soak up any excess oil.

5. Heat 1tbsp of the oil used to deep-fry in a kadhai. Add chilli, garlic; stir-fry.

6. Once aromatic, add prawns; stir. Add 1tbsp of powder mixture and stir well. Check seasoning, add more if required. Serve it hot, garnished with chopped spring onion greens.

Each serving: 197.2 Calories,16.3gm protein,. 6.7gm carbohydrates, 11gm total fat (0gm saturated), 0gm fibre, 0 cholesterol, 1218.3mg sodium.


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