How to make Stir Fried Prawns -

Marinated tiger prawns stir fried and then cooked with sauteed onions and other seasonings

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Jaya Singh.

Main Ingredients : Tiger prawns (टाईगर प्रॉन्स ), Turmeric powder

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Main Course Seafood

Stir Fried Prawns

Stir Fried Prawns Recipe Card


Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Difficult

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Stir Fried Prawns Recipe

  • Tiger prawns peeled and deveined 10-12

  • Turmeric powder a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Rice flour 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Onions thickly sliced 2 medium

  • Green capsicum thickly sliced 1 medium

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Marinate the prawns with turmeric powder, salt, lemon juice, rice flour and set it aside for half an hour.

Step 2

Heat one tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add prawns and stir fry till they turn pink in color or gets almost cooked.Heat remaining oil in another pan. Add ginger paste, green chillies and saute for a minute.

Step 3

Add onions and saute tillit turns brown in color. Add green capsicum and saute for two minutes. Add prawns, black pepper powder and salt and mix well and cook for a minute.Serve hot with chopped coriander leaves.

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