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Spiced Deep Fried Prawns

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  Cooked prawns 20 (Dublin Bay)
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), peeled, crushed
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Plain flour 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Egg 1 , beaten (Size 3)
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Coriander 1 Tablespoon (To Garnish)
  Salt To Taste

Discard the head and shells from the prawns, leaving the tails attached.
Using a small, sharp knife, carefully slice down the back of each prawn to remove the vein.
Place prawns in a shallow dish and sprinkle with the coriander, cumin, garlic, soy sauce and vegetable oil.
Mix well, cover and leave to marinate in fridge for 1 hr.
Meanwhile make the batter.
Place flour in a bowl and gradually blend in beaten egg and 4 tbsp water to form a smooth batter.
Season and leave until required.
In a wok, heat the oil for deep-frying to 325°F, 160°C.
Drain the prawns from the marinade, and discard marinade.
Dip prawns into batter, then fry in batches of 5 for 1-2 mins, or until golden and crisp.
Garnish with coriander to serve.

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Side Dish
Deep Fried

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Spiced Deep Fried Prawns Recipe