Prawns Shallow Fry, Prawns Salt & Pepper Fry Recipe

An amazing Prawns Shallow fry recipe that requires very less ingredients. The combination of salt and pepper is sometimes more than enough to make a delicious dish.

For the obvious reasons, shallow fried Prawns have always been everyone's choice over deep fried prawns. Here is a simple recipe that you can make with the least amount of ingredients.
You can either serve this as a starter dish or you can serve the prawns with rice.

Recipe Details

  • Serves: 2 people
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 8 minutes

Recipe Ingredients

  • 400 grams - Large Prawns (Deveined and cleaned)
  • 2 tbsp - Salt
  • 2 tbsp - Black Pepper Powder
  • 2 tbsp - Red Chilli Powder
  • 4 tbsp - Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Cup - Rice Flour
  • 1 Cup - Rawa (Semolina)
  • 5 tbsp - Oil


1: Wash the Prawns in running water and devein and clean them properly.

2: Move the prawns to a mixing bowl. Sprinkle some lemon juice, salt and pepper over the prawns. Mix well and keep this aside for around 20 minutes.

3: Next, apply the rice flour and mix well. The rice flour ensures that the salt and pepper get bonded properly with Prawns.

4: Now for coating the prawns and to get that golden yellow texture we need to create a coating mixture. Mix Rava (Semolina), 1 tbsp salt and 1 tbsp chilli powder in a flat plate.

5: In a frying pan / heat around 5-6 tbsp Oil. Coat the prawns with the coating mixture that we had created earlier and then place them in the pan for frying. Fry each side on a medium flame for around 3 minutes. If the oil runs dry, you can add another tbsp of it.

6: After 7-8 minutes, your Shallow fried prawns should be ready to be served. Do not forget to keep a slice of lemon in the serving plate. The tangy flavor acts like icing over a cake for this recipe.

Nutritional Information
Calories: 450 | Fats: 33 | Sodium: 1380 mg | Protein: 54 g

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