How to make Fried Prawns in Mushroom Ginger Sauce -

Prawns rolled in cornflour, deep fried and served with ginger flavoured mushroom sauce. This stir-fry of shrimp, mushroom, and snow peas gets its flavor from cooking with a soy sauce and ginger mixture.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Medium Prawns (मध्यम आकार के प्रॉन्स), Mushrooms (मशरूम)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Fried Prawns in Mushroom Ginger Sauce

Fried Prawns in Mushroom Ginger Sauce Recipe Card


Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Fried Prawns in Mushroom Ginger Sauce Recipe

  • Medium Prawns shelled and deveined 8-10

  • Mushrooms thinly sliced 1 cup

  • Ginger strips 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + for deep-frying

  • Cornflour 4 tablespoons + for coating

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Green capsicum juliennes 1 cup

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Dark soy sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Vegetable stock 1 1/2 cups

  • Chopped fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Take cornflour on a plate, coat the prawns in it and deep-fry in hot oil. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 3

Heat one tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic, ginger and onions and sauté till the onions turn brown.

Step 4

Add capsicum, salt, crushed peppercorns, sugar, vinegar and soy sauce and mix well. Add one cup vegetable stock and stir well.

Step 5

Add mushrooms and cook for a minute or till the mushrooms turn soft.

Step 6

Take 4 tablespoons cornflour in a bowl, add remaining vegetable stock and mix well to make a smooth slurry. Add the slurry to the mushroom mixture and mix well.

Step 7

Add fried prawns to the mushroom sauce and toss lightly.

Step 8

Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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