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How To Prepare Spicy Cocktail Prawns *Eid al-Fitr Edition*

Recipe: Spicy Cocktail Prawns

Craving for some Spicy Cocktail Prawns This Evening? Let us show you how to make it at home.


  • A pack of king prawns
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 medium size egg
  • Baking powder
  • 1 glove of garlic (grated)
  • Powdered chilli pepper
  • Black pepper
  • Chinese five spice
  • Aromat all-purpose seasoning
  • Chicken frying coating
  • Sunflower oil for deep frying

Here’s a video that teaches you how to make Spicy Cocktail Prawns at home:


  • Remove the prawns from the packaging into a bowl
  • Sprinkle the lemon juice on the prawns
  • Grate the garlic unto the prawns
  • Season the prawns with the seasons of choice (Chinese five spice, black pepper, aromat seasoning , chilli powder)
  • Pour about a teaspoon of the oil unto the prawns and mix all the seasons in well on the prawns. Allow it to marinade.
  • Now crack the egg into a separate bowl, season with the black pepper and the aromat seasoning. Beat well till well mixed.
  • Pour about 3 table spoon of the chicken coating into a different bowl, add a bit of baking powder to it and mix well ( baking powder will enable the coating to be very crispy when fried)
  • Put the oil on fire for deep frying.
  • Now take the prawns one at a time, completely dip in the egg, and then pass them through the chicken coating.
  • Put the prawns now into the heated oil and deep fry them.
  • Keep turning for even cooking, when its well-cooked (golden brown) take it out of the oil and allow excess oil to drain off in a strainer.
  • Arrange neatly on the serving plate, and garnish with a slice of lemon.
  • Can be eaten as a starter with pepper sauce, barbeque sauce etc.