Cereal Butter Prawns 麦片虾
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 2
  • 8-9 pcs of medium to large size prawns
  • some cooking oil (for deep frying)
  • 3 chili padis
  • 3 sprigs of curry leaves
  • 30g butter

  • For the Prawns Batter:
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp self raising flour
  • 1 tbsp corn flour

  • For the Seasoning:
  • 50g Nestum cereals (original flavor)
  • 1 tbsp milk powder
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp chicken powder
  1. Combine the egg, self raising and corn flour for the prawn batter and stir till the texture is smooth. Then combine the ingredients for the seasoning in a separate bowl.
  2. Heat up some cooking oil for deep frying the prawns. Coat the prawns with the prawn batter and deep fried in the hot oil till the prawns turn red and batter slightly golden brown. Drain and set aside.
  3. Melt the butter in a wok or deep frying pan. Add the chili padis and curry leaves and stir fried till fragrant.
  4. Add the deep fried prawns from Step 2 above and stir well to ensure that the prawns are well coated with the melted butter.
  5. Add the combined seasoning and stir to ensure all the prawns are well coated with the cereals. Stir fried for a further 2 to 3 minutes till the cereals turn golden brown and and fragrant. Dish and serve hot.
Recipe by Eat What Tonight at https://eatwhattonight.com/2015/11/cereal-butter-prawns/