Chinese fried prawns

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
24 larges Prawns
1 cup Flour
3 teaspoons Baking powder
1 cup Cornstarch
½ teaspoon Salt
\N \N Egg;beaten
1 cup Ice water
2 teaspoons Vegetable oil
\N \N Peanut or vegetable oil

Shell and devein the prawns, leaving the tails on. Sift flour, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt into a mixing bowl. Beat in egg, water and 2 T. of oil. Make a stiff batter. Heat 2" of oil in a large electric skillet - (375 degrees). Dip the prawns in the batter and fry in hot oil until golden brown, turning occasionally. Drain on paper towels. Arrange on serving platter in a circle with the tails pointing outward.

SOURCE: Panda Restaurant LA, Ca.

Submitted By DAN KLEPACH On 04-28-95

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