Prawns stir fry / shrimp stir fry is a very tasty recipe with prawns. This crispy fried shrimp has softness inside and crispiness outside. Crispy prawn fry with hot white rice is the best combo for lunch ever, i guess. If you are a sea food lover and you crave for fried prawns , then this recipe for fried shrimp is a must try . This is not a deep fried shrimp recipe, but it requires more oil for a crispy texture. An easy prawn varuval / varuthath / fry with only very few spices. Do give this spicy fried shrimp recipe a try.
Prawns - 1 kg, i got small sized one (size no matters)
Chili powder - 2 tbsp, i used kashmir chili powder
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Vinegar - 1 tsp
Cornflour - 3 tsp
Salt - as required
- Grind together all the spice ingredients in a blender to a fine paste with few tbsp of water. ( except oil ). The shrimp marinade must be little bit thick.
- Now marinate the cleaned prawns with this marinade well and set aside for 15 minutes.
- Then heat a fry pan with some oil. For crispy frying, we require more oil. Fry the marinated prawns in batches along with curry leaves until crispy, over a medium flame. You must stir in each 2 minute intervals. It will take around 20 minutes for a crispy tasty perfect prawn fry.
- Enjoy with hot rice...its really delicious!!!!!