Chinese Batter Fried Shrimp
Recipe Type: Appetizer
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Serves: 2
Shrimp cook up really fast so you don't have to pre-cook them for this party-ready appetizer.
For the marinade:
  • Shrimp: 100-150 gms, cleaned.
  • Ching's All In One Sauce: 1 tsp.
  • Ching's Red Chilly Sauce: 1 tsp.
  • Pepper powder: ½ tsp.
  • Turmeric Powder: ¼ tsp (I use turmeric purely for its health benefits)
  • A fat pinch of salt
For the batter:
  • Flour: 2 tbsp
  • Corn flour: 2 tbsp.
  • Ching's Soy Sauce: 1 tsp.
  • Kashmiri Chilly Powder: 1 tsp
  • Egg White: 1, beaten to stiff.
  • A pinch of Baking Soda.
  • Enough water to mix.
  • Salt to taste (note that the sauces contain salt, so add accordingly)
  • Oil for deep frying
  1. Mix all the marinade ingredients together. Add shrimp. Keep aside while we make the batter.
  2. In a bowl, mix 2 tbsp flour, 2 tbsp cornflour, salt, a pinch of baking soda. Then add in 1 tsp Ching's Soy sauce, 1 tsp Kashmiri Red Chilly powder and mix.
  3. Add in beaten egg white (stiff).
  4. And enough water to make it into a smooth, thick batter.
  5. Add the shrimp.
  6. And dip each one and fry in hot oil, strain on a paper napkin.
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