A bona fide classic prawn dish. Perfect party food.

  • Serves: 2 people
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
    • Thai

    Tempura Prawns

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    1 x 200g Bag Specially Selected Frozen Raw Jumbo King Prawns

    75g The Pantry plain flour

    50g The Pantry cornflour

    Pinch salt

    120ml iced sparkling water

    Asia Sweet chilli sauce - to serve

    Solesta sunflower oil


    Defrost the prawns and pat dry.

    Make sure that your sparkling water is very cold.

    Heat some oil in a deep fryer or in a large saucepan (needs to be one-third full of oil) to 190 deg - or until a cube of bread - starts to brown in 30 seconds.

    Mix the two flours together and the salt - add the cold sparkling water till you have a nice thick batter - put in the prawns and coat with batter - fry quickly in the oil for 3/4 mins - till brown and crisp - drain and serve with the chilli sauce.