Thursday, September 6, 2012

Shrimp Chilli Fry/ Prawn Chilli Fry

      This is an easy and yummy recipe. It pairs well with fried rice, plain rice with raitha or any other mild flavored rice
shrimp chilli
Chilli shrimp fry!!!
1 lb/ 1/2 kg       shrimp/ prawns
1                      onion
1                      bellpepper/ capsicum 
1 tbs                 corn starch
1 tsp                 chilli pwdr
2 tsp                 tomato sauce 
2 tbs                 chilli sauce
2 tsp                 soya sauce
3 tbs                 oil 
1 tsp                 sesame seed
1/2 tsp              lemon juice  
few leaves         curry leaves  
1/2 tsp               sugar
salt to taste
chilli shrimp
1. Cut the onion and bell pepper into equal sized small wedges.
2. Marinate the shrimp with salt, lemon juice, cornstarch, 1 tsp soya sauce and chilli pwdr.
3. Heat 1 tbs of oil in a pan and fry sesame seeds and curry leaves increase the heat and stir fry the onion and bell pepper. Cook till the onion becomes golden brown yet crispy.
4. Remove the vegetables from the pan and keep it aside, add the remaining oil to the same pan and cook the marinated shrimp till its almost done.
5. Add the vegetables to the shrimp stir it well, now add the remaining soya sauce, chilli sauce and tomato sauce. Cook till the shrimp mixture becomes dry. Add sugar and mix it well before removing it from fire.
6. Transfer it to a serving plate and garnish it with thinly sliced onion. 
Tips for taste:
The sauces already have salt in it so be careful when adding more salt to the dish.

chilli prawns
stir fried veggies....
chilli shrimp fry
marinated prawns...
prawn fry
colorful combo...
add the chilli sauce...


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