Fried Prawn Balls Recipe - Fry these as soon as the mixture is ready. I think this is one recipe that is fuss free and fantastic for large parties.

This recipe is from the book Flavours of the Orient.

Main Ingredients : Prawn (small) , Vegetable stock

Cuisine : Oriental

Course : Starter

Fried Prawn Balls

Fried Prawn Balls Recipe - How to make Fried Prawn Balls


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Prawn (small) 150 grams

  • Vegetable stock 4 tablespoons

  • Sake 1 tablespoon

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil for deep-frying


  • Sea salt 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon,cut into wedges 1/2


Step 1

Mix prawns, vegetable stock, sake, cornflour and salt in a food processor and process until smooth. Transfer the mixture into a small bowl. Heat sufficient oil in a wok.

Step 2

Grease a tablespoon and scoop two tablespoons of the prawn mixture and shape into a ball. Gently lower the ball into the hot oil and deep-fry till lightly browned. Drain and place on a wire rack.

Step 3

Repeat this process till all the mixture is used up. Mix salt and black pepper powder in a small plate. Serve the fried prawn balls hot, garnished with lemon wedges and pepper salt.

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