Coconut Prawns

Recipe by Missy Wombat
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Devein prawns and rinse quickly under cold running water, then flatten very slightly with the heel of your hand.
  • Refrigerate until needed.
  • Sift flour, salt and cornflour into a bowl.
  • Add vinegar and water and mix to a smooth batter.
  • Spread coconut on a flat plate.
  • Dust prawns lightly with extra flour, then dip into the batter.
  • Allow the excess to run off then coat with coconut.
  • Heat oil in a wok or deep frying pan and test for the correct temperature with one prawn (oil should not be too hot or the coconut will burn before the prawn cooks).
  • Cook prawns in batches and drain on paper towels.
  • Serve hot, accompanied with lime wedges and dipping sauces such as Yoghurt and Mint Sauce or Chilli Plum Sauce.
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