Non-Veg Recipe

Crispy Prawn Fry

Crispy Prawn Fry is ready to eat. This goes well with sweet chilli sauce or tomato ketchup or mayonise dip.

Crispy Prawn Fry cooked to perfection. Thin crust from outside and moist from inside, that’s how a prawn fry dish has to be cooked.   Try it at home.  You will love it.


  • Fresh Large sized Prawns – Half kg (after removing the shell and head).  Just remove the head and shell of the prawns.  Leave the tail as it is.  De-vein it properly and clean them with flowing water.  Keep it aside.
  • Dried Parsley leaves -Half tsp.
  • Chilli Oregano Sauce – One tsp.
  • Taco Spice powder – Half tsp.
  • Chilli Flakes – One tsp.
  • Garlic powder – Half tsp.
  • Ginger powder – Half tsp.
  • Dark Soy Sauce – One tsp.
  • Mustard Sauce – Half tsp.
  • Balsamic Vinegar – One tsp.
  • Black Pepper powder – One tsp.
  • Salt to taste.
  • Two Eggs – beaten properly.
  • Bread Crumps  or Oats Crumps – One cup.
  • Rice flour or Corn flour – One cup.
  • Cooking Oil (for deep frying).


  • Take the prawns and gently slit it half way through from middle.  Don’t cut the prawns into half. Keep it on a flat surface.  Use a kitchen hammer gently tap the prawns from middle and side ways until it is totally flat.  Do this for all the prawns.
  • Take a small bowl.  Add dried parsley leaves, chilli oregno sauce, taco spice powder, chilli flakes, garlic powder, ginger powder, dark  soy sauce, mustard sauce, balsamic vinegar, black pepper powder, salt to taske and mix the well.   This is the marinade for prawns.
  • Apply and rub this marinade on the surface (both sides) of all the prawns. Allow it to marinate for minimum 3 minutes.
  • Take a bowl and pour beaten egg into it.
  • Take a plate and spread the bread crumps on it.
  • Take another plate and spread the Corn flour on it.
  • Take a deep Pan or Kadai and add cooking oil almost upto to half the kadai size for deep frying.  Heat up the oil.
  • Note that, once the oil is heated up, reduce the flame to medium heat.  Prawns should be fried on medium heat.
  • Take the marinated prawns one by one.  Lift it with the tail, first dip (coat) it into the corn flour.  Then dip it into the beaten egg bowl and allow it to coat it from all sides.  Finally dip or coat in bread crumps and allow the crumps to be coated evenly on the prawns from all sides.  Do this for all the prawns.
  • Carefully immerse the bread crumps coated prawns into the hot oil.  Deep fry it from both sides until it turns golden brown.  Don’t allow it to become dark brown, if so reduce the heat further.  Do this for all the prawns.
  • Remove it from the hot oil and place it on a plate having tissue paper to soak out all the excess oil from the prawns.  Do this for all the prawns.
  • Crispy Prawn Fry is ready to eat.  This goes well with sweet chilli sauce or tomato ketchup or mayonnaise dip.  Its your choice.
  • Happy Eating.

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