Crispy Tiger Prawns

Crispy Tiger Prawns

Crispy Tiger Prawns – Hopefully wherever you are, spring is just a little bit in the air. Here’s a dish perfectly suited to an afternoon spent  ‘outdoors-with-a-beer-and-a-cheeky-little Riesling’. Perfect for when you have a few friends over.

Ingredients:

  • 15 Tiger prawns, peeled with tails on
  • 75g Frying Flour
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds, lightly crushed
  • Zest of a lemon
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 4 tbsp bread crumbs
  • 3 egg, beaten
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • Tomato salsa or any suitable sauce for serving
Method
  1. Start this recipe mixing together the frying flour mix, cumin, lemon zest with ½ tsp salt and lots of black pepper.
  2. Spread over a plate.
  3. Toss the prawns in the flour, then dip them into the egg and then into the bread crumbs.
  4. Shake off the excess crumbs.
  5. When ready to cook, heat the oil in a large, deep frying pan.
  6. The oil is hot enough when a few crumbs tipped into it sizzle and turn brown.
  7. Fry the prawns in batches for 30 seconds to a minute until the crumbs are crisp and golden all over.
  8. Lift them onto kitchen paper to drain for a minute or two.
  9. Serve the warm breaded prawns with the tomato salsa alongside whilst still warm.

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