Try This Tempura Prawns Recipe Along With Your Favourite Booze
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If you are searching for a hot and tempting side dish to have with your booze, then tempura prawns are the ultimate showstoppers you are looking for. Extremely easy to cook and less time-consuming, they are a perfect serving as a starter or a side dish. And who doesn’t love juicy, succulent prawns along with a sweet and tangy sauce with booze on the side? Here’s the recipe if you want to try it.

Preparation time- 20-25  minutes

Cooking time- 10 minutes


For the batter

    1 ½ cup cornflour

    1 ½ cup plain flour

    1 egg, lightly beaten

    150 ml beer

For the prawn tempura

    1 kg king prawns

    50 grams plain flour

    Vegetable oil, for deep frying

For the sauce

    ½ cup soy sauce

    2 tbsp sugar 

    Mirin (optional)


1.    Wash the prawns properly, remove the shells and central veins and keep them aside.

2.    For the batter, sift the cornflour and plain flour together into a medium mixing bowl.

3.    Make a well in the centre and add the beaten egg and beer and whisk till it's combined well. 

4.    Keep the batter for a few minutes in a cool place.

5.    Heat the oil in a deep bottomed pan and wait till it's hot enough for bread crumbs to turn brown once dropped in it. 

6.    Pour some flour on a plate and cover the prawns well. 

7.    Dip the prawns in the batter and carefully deep fry in the hot oil till it's crisp and golden. 

8.    Remove the prawns and drain excess oil on kitchen paper. 

9.    For the sauce, add the sugar and mirin in soy sauce and mix well till combined. 

10.    Serve hot with the sauce and your favourite booze. 

You can replace the beer with ice water to make the batter crispy. Tempura prawns are simple yet extremely delicious and can be served with Mexican rice or coiled soba noodles too. You can increase the ingredients according to the quantity of prawns.