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Australian Prawns

Salt and pepper prawns

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Salt and pepper prawns
Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins

Ingredients

 2 kg small green Australian prawns
 1 cup cornflour
 Vegetable oil for deep-frying
 Fresh lemon to serve
Salt and pepper mix
 2 tsp white peppercorns
 2 tsp Sichuan pepper
 1 tbsp sea salt flakes

Method

To make the salt and pepper mix:
1

Place the white pepper and Sichuan pepper in a mortar and pestle and grind to a powder.

2

Add the salt and mix to combine then set aside.

To cook prawns:
3

Preheat oil in a large saucepan or wok to 190ºC.

4

Place the cornflour and half the salt and pepper mix in a bowl and mix to combine.

5

Peel prawns leaving tail intact.

6

Add to mix and toss to coat. Shake off any excess flour and cook in batches for 2‐3 minutes or until golden and crisp.

7

Drain on kitchen paper and serve with fresh lemon and extra salt and pepper mix.

Serves 4.

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Ingredients

 2 kg small green Australian prawns
 1 cup cornflour
 Vegetable oil for deep-frying
 Fresh lemon to serve
Salt and pepper mix
 2 tsp white peppercorns
 2 tsp Sichuan pepper
 1 tbsp sea salt flakes

Directions

To make the salt and pepper mix:
1

Place the white pepper and Sichuan pepper in a mortar and pestle and grind to a powder.

2

Add the salt and mix to combine then set aside.

To cook prawns:
3

Preheat oil in a large saucepan or wok to 190ºC.

4

Place the cornflour and half the salt and pepper mix in a bowl and mix to combine.

5

Peel prawns leaving tail intact.

6

Add to mix and toss to coat. Shake off any excess flour and cook in batches for 2‐3 minutes or until golden and crisp.

7

Drain on kitchen paper and serve with fresh lemon and extra salt and pepper mix.

Serves 4.
Salt and pepper prawns