Crispy Stir Fried Prawns With Chinese Dipping Sauce

Introduction: Crispy Stir Fried Prawns With Chinese Dipping Sauce

About: Im a funloaded guy who loves cooking, Watching movies and Reading Im a HUGE Vampire Diaries, One tree Hill and Transformers fan

OK this maybe served as an appetizer or as a side dish, anyway you want. but its guaranteed Yummy! i Love prawns..

Step 1: Ingredients

      500g of medium raw prawns peeled.
      1tbsp Sesame oil
      5 tbsp Vegetable oil

      2 cloves of garlic peeled and finely chopped
      1 inch piece ginger peeled and chopped
      1 green chilli de-seeded and chopped 
      3 stems fresh coriander, leaves and stems chopped
(i couldn't find any at the time, its for flavor and can be substituted with parsley)

              3 tbsp Dark soy sauce
              3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
(if you cant find it skip it)
  1 tbsp sugar
              1 tsp chilli powder
              2 tbsp vegetable oil
              2 spring onions chopped with leaves

Step 2: Prawns (getting Ready)

First clean the prawns and remove the black vein along the back of the prawn with a sharp knife then add salt to the Prawns and set aside for 20mins,then pat dry and get ready for frying.

Step 3: The Sauce

While you have set the prawns aside for 20mins take a small dish to prepare the sauce,add all your ingreadients and beat with a fork so that all the flavours blend.

Step 4: Prawns (first Fry)

First add the sesame oil and vegetable oil to a wok and heat..then add the prawns and stir fry till its almost but not fully done, Do this in batches of 2 because its much easier, then remove the prawns from the oil, drain the oil so that one tablespoon quantity oil remains.

Step 5: Prawns (second Fry)

Now add the ginger, garlic and chilli and fry for about 25s, then add the Coriander (or parsley) and almost done prawns, Fry for about 1-2 mins so that the garlic is golden and the prawns are 100% done   

Step 6: Serve Immediately

Now line up a plate with these prawns, keep the dish of dipping sauce and start selfishly grabbing for those yummy bite's , I didn't spend time decorating i just grabbed the first plate and dish and stacked them but you can be creative with it, post pictures in the comments with how your's came out...

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    10 years ago on Introduction

    Does not look to bad but I would recommend some oyster sauce in the mix. For cooking the shrimp and for the dipping sauce. And I would also Finely Grate the ginger instead. I keep mine in the freezer till I need it.
    This would go great with some sticky rice and maybe a veg stir fry also.