Deep Fried Aussie Prawns

Deep Fried Aussie Prawns

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 25 mins

1/2 Kilo prawns, peeled (tails left on) and deveined
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
½ teaspoon garlic powder 
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon paprika
2 large eggs, beaten
1 cup panko crumbs
1 quart vegetable oil for frying


Step 1
Place Prawns in a bowl and season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
Mix flour and paprika together in a shallow bowl.
Place eggs in a second bowl and panko in a third bowl.

Step 2
Heat oil in a deep fryer or deep pot to (180 degrees C).

Step 3
Dip each prawn into flour mixture, then into egg, and finally into panko crumbs to coat.

Step 4
Fry a few prawns at a time in the hot oil until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on a wire rack before serving.

Step 5
Serve with a salad and dipping sauce of your choice and enjoy.
I prefer mine with F. Whitlock & Sons, Chipotle BBQ Sauce.

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