Chilli Prawns Recipe - Chinese Preparation


 500 gm shelled prawns
 1 inch piece minced ginger +  1/2 tsp dry ginger powder
 4 flakes garlic, crushed
 4 green onions, thinly sliced
 1 tbsp brandy
 1 egg white
 1 tsp cornflour

For sauce:

 2 tsps Tabasco sauce
 5 tbsp tomato sauce
 ½ tsp chilli powder optional
 1 tbsp soya sauce
 1 tbsp sugar
 2 tbsp vinegar
 1/4 cup either chicken stock or water
 2 tbsp cornflour mixed with ¼ cup water


1. Mix together egg white, cornflour and brandy.
2. Dip the prawns in the mixture and deep fry to a golden colour.
3. Drain. Heat 4 tbsp oil and fry ginger, garlic and onion for 1 minute
4. Add prawns and salt and mix well.
5. Mix together the sauce ingredients and pour in.
6. Cook till thick. Serve hot.


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