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Butterfly Prawns

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Ingredients
  Raw king prawns 4 Pound, shelled
  Plain flour 6 Ounce (1 1/2 Cups)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Lukewarm water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg whites 2
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Get the shelled raw prawns from the markets that have proper tails.

MAKING
2. Devein prawns and dry well. Press to flatten them slightly.
3. In a bowl, sift flour and salt to make a well in the centre. Pour in water and oil. Stir to mix well.
4. Let it stand for 3 hours or until needed.
5. Fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites before using further.
6. Add prawns and stir to coat.
7. In a frying pan, deep fry the prawns for 3 minutes or until golden and cooked. Don’t fry too many prawns at a time.

SERVING
8. Drain and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Deep Fried
Ingredient: 
Prawn
Interest: 
Party
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
20

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