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Prawns In Chili Sauce (Shrimp)

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Prawns 500-700 gms.Ginger, ground 1/4 tsp.Egg white 1 no.Cornflour 1 ½ tsp.Oil 5 tbsps.Salt 1 ½ tsp.For the SauceChili sauce 2 tbsps.Tomato puree 3 tbsps.Soya sauce 1 ½ tbsp.Chicken stock 2 tbsps.Cornflour 2 tsps.Water 2 tbsps.Dry sherry 1 ½ tbsp.Vinegar 2 tsps.


1.Clean, cut the prawns into half, rub them with salt and ginger and keep aside for 15-20 mins.
2.Make a batter out of the egg white and cornflour and coat the prawns with it.

3.Prepare the sauce by heating together the chili sauce, puree, soya sauce, sherry, vinegar and chicken stock.

4.Make a paste with 2 tsp cornflour and 2 tbsps. water, add this paste to the mixture while boiling and stir till sauce thickens.

5.Heat the oil and fry the prawns, put these fried prawns into the sauce.

6.Let the sauce come to a boil before serving.