How to make Chicken Wrapped Prawns -

Prawns wrapped in boneless chicken strips, dipped in spicy cornstarch batter, deep-fried and further cooked in a spicy sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Prawns (medium) (मध्यम आकार के प्रॉन्स)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chicken Wrapped Prawns

Chicken Wrapped Prawns Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Wrapped Prawns Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into thin strips 250 grams

  • Prawns (medium) shelled and deveined with tails intact 12-16

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + for deep-frying

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder ½ teaspoon

  • Egg 1

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Red chilli sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Tomato ketchup 1 teaspoon

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh basil leaves 4-5 + for garnishing


Step 1

Insert a toothpick through each prawn. Wrap the prawns with the chicken strips. Set aside.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a pan.

Step 3

Combine cornstarch, salt, crushed peppercorns, ginger-garlic paste, chilli powder and egg in a bowl. Whisk well with a little water to make a smooth batter.

Step 4

Dip the chicken wrapped prawns in the batter and deep-fry in hot oil till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté till light golden.

Step 6

Add green chillies, mix and sauté. Add chilli sauce, tomato ketchup and soy sauce, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 7

Add little water and mix well. Add salt, crushed peppercorns, torn basil leaves and fried wrapped prawns. Mix well and cook for a minute.

Step 8

Garnish with basil leaves and serve hot with salad leaves.

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