Golden Prawns with Sweet Spicy Sauce

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in
The Food of Singapore: Simple Street Food Recipes from the Lion City

By Djoko Wibisono

Published 2015

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  • 1 kg (2 lbs) large fresh prawns
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice


  1. Peel and devein the prawns, discarding the heads and shells. Place the prawns in a bowl, add the lime juice, salt and pepper, and mix well. Set aside for 10 minutes. Then rinse and pat dry with paper towels. Dust the prawns lightly with flour. Heat the oil in a wok and deep-fry the prawns for 1 to 2 minutes until golden. Remove from the oil and set aside to drain.