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Tempura ShrimpRecipe Card

Tempura Shrimp
Recipe card - step by step recipe instructions

1Carefully cut a deep line along the underside of the prawns and bend it backwards to make it straight. Alternatively, you can cut a couple of slits along the belly
2Combine flour, cornstarch, baking powder, salt and pepper with water and stir to remove lumps. Pour in sesame oil and stir to combine
3Over medium high heat, heat up oil for deep frying and wait till it is hot to prevent sticking
4Using the tails as handles, dip the prawns in the batter until fully coated, leaving the tails untouched
5Deep-fry the prawns until golden brown in small batches
6Drain on paper towels and serve hot

Tempura Shrimp
Recipe Card - ingredients

8 jumbo sized prawns, shelled and deveined, tail on
5 tablespoons plain flour
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon baking powder
Salt and pepper to taste
½ teaspoon sesame oil
¼ cup cold water