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Prawns In Orange Sauce

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Ingredients
  Prawns 1 1⁄2 Kilogram (With Shells)
  Batter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chicken soup cube 3⁄4 , crumbled
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4 , beaten
  Orange sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Cornflour 3 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cointreau 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep frying)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Mix cornflour for sauce with orange juice, liqueur and salt.
2. Shell and clean prawns, keeping the tails intact.
3. Drain carefully, dry them and sprinkle with salt.

MAKING
4. In a frying pan, heat about 2 1/2 tbsp oil over moderate heat.
5. Include onion and fry till translucent.
6. Pour in cornflour mixture and bring to boil, stir continuosly until thick and transparent.
7. Remove the pan from heat and set aside.
8. Mix all ingredients for batter and beat them till they are well blended.
9. Set aside to rest for 30 minutes.

FINALIZING
10. Add prawns to batter.
11. In a wok, heat oil for deep frying over moderate heat.
12. Fry prawns in batches till they turn crisp and golden.
13. Remove with slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.
14. Fry the remaining prawns.

SERVING
14. Arrange the prawns on a serving platter.
15. Spoon sauce over prawns and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Prawn
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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