See below ingredients and instructions of the recipe
3/4 lb Fresh Prawns (Shrimp) In
The Shell (Approx. 32)
1 lg Egg Yolk
Dash Of Pepper
1 c Cornstarch
3 c Vegetable Oil
1/2 c Mayonnaise
1/2 ts Sugar
3 ts Water
5 oz Sweet Walnuts (Glazed
Walnuts Available in
Shell, devein, and rinse prawns. Pat dry with paper towels. Combine
egg yolk, 1/4 tsp salt and pepper. Mix with the cornstarch. Dip
prawns in the batter.
Heat the oil in a deep skillet or wok to 350 degrees F. Add prawns
one by one, a few at a time and deep fry for 3 minutes. Remove with a
strainer and drain on paper towels. Pour the oil out of the pan. Add
mayonnaise, 1/4 tsp salt, sugar and water. Stir well. Add prawns
and stir-fry for a few seconds. Place the prawns in the center of a
platter and surround with sweet walnuts.
PREPARATION TIME: 20 Minutes COOKING TIME: 15 Minutes
Editor's Note: If you do not have a deep-fat frying thermometer,
check the temperature of the oil by throwing in a 1-inch cube of
bread. Bread should turn golden brown in approximately 60 seconds.
From The Hong Kong Flower Lounge Restaurant. Proprietor Alice Wong.