Japanese Style Deep Fried Prawns

Japanese Style Deep Fried Prawns


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About this recipe: Prawns are seasoned and coated with crispy panko crumbs to make the easiest, tastiest deep-fried shrimp ever!


Serves: 4 

  • 450g medium prawns, peeled (tails left on) and deveined
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup (125g) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup (100g) Japanese panko bread crumbs
  • 1 litre vegetable oil for frying

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Place the prawns in a bowl and season with salt, pepper and garlic powder. In a small bowl, stir together the flour and paprika. Place eggs and panko crumbs into separate bowls.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep-fryer or deep skillet to 190 degrees C (375 degrees F). Dip each prawn into the flour mixture, then into the egg, and finally into the panko crumbs to coat. Fry a few at a time until golden brown. This should take no longer than 5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels before serving.

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