Restaurant Style Sweet Sour Prawns

Sweet Sour Prawns

Quick, easy-to-follow chinese style Sweet & Sour Prawn recipe (Udang Galah Masam Manis). Simple to make and the end result is a fascinating blend of flavors that are not be missed!

Recipe for Sweet Sour Prawns

Sweet Sour Prawn Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1/2 kg large/medium fresh King prawns, peeled and deveined (with heads on)
  • 225 grm Pineapple Chunks in Syrup
  • 1 small can lychee fruit, drained (optional)
  • 1 cucumber, seeded and cut diagonally
  • 1 carrot, cut diagonally in thin slices
  • 1 small green bell pepper, seeded and chunked
  • 2 red chili, seeded and chunked
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/6 oz Cut the ginger into 3/8 inch square slices
  • 1 big onion chunked
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tapioca or corn starch
  • 1 cup water
  • Sesame oil for seasoning

How to make Sweet And Sour Prawns:

  1. Heat 2-3 cups cooking oil in a wok / deep frying pan over high heat (320°F). Deep fry the prawns for 1 to 2 minutes until shrimp are opaque. Drain prawns on absorbent paper. Drain the oil from the wok. Reserve 1/2 cup oil in the wok.
  2. Stir fry the ginger, onion, bell pepper and chili over high heat. Stir fry for 1 minute untilthe aroma and flavors are released.
  3. Add carrot and cucumber, pineapple chunks, lychee, tomato sauce, sugar, 1 teaspoon salt and 1 cup water and bring to the boil.
  4. Dilute 1 tablespoon tapioca starch with 1/2 tablespoon cold water. Add 1/2 tablespoon light soy sauce. Add the vinegar into the wok. Mix well quickly. Add 1 tablespoon sesame oil for seasoning.
  5. Drop in the prawns and coat them quickly with the sauce and place on a platter. If thinner sauce is preferred, more water can be added.
  6. Serve with steamed rice.
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  1. Anonymous

    Prawn shrimp recipe! Great taste.