How to make Peppy Prawns -

Hot and spicy prawns preparation.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : King prawns (किंग प्रॉन्स),

Cuisine : Indo-Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Peppy Prawns

Peppy Prawns 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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Peppy Prawns Recipe

  • King prawns peeled with tail intact, deveined and slit in the 300 grams

  • Garlic chopped 3 cloves

  • Ginger chopped 3/4 inch

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dark soy sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Cornflour 3 tablespoons

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Spring onion greens 3 stalks

  • Black peppercorns crushed 1/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Chop garlic and ginger finely.

Step 2

Take prawns in a bowl, add salt, ½ tsp pepper powder, 1 tbsp dark soy sauce and 1 tbsp of cornflour and mix well. Set aside, preferably in the refrigerator, to marinate for 15 minutes.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a pan, add the marinated prawns and deep-fry for about ½ minute.

Step 4

Drain away the oil keeping a little of it in the pan. Add the garlic and ginger and sauté for 2 minutes on high heat.

Step 5

Diagonally slice the spring onion greens. Mix the remaining cornflour with 2 tbsps of water.

Step 6

Add the prawns and remaining soy sauce and toss. Add salt, remaining pepper powder, crushed black peppercorns and cornflour mixture and mix well. Add spring onion greens and stir-fry on high heat for 1-2 minutes.

Step 7

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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