Prawns with Sweet, Sour and Hot Sauce

Udang Rica-Rica

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Appears in
Hot and Spicy

By Marlena Spieler

Published 1985

  • About

Deep-frying prawns in their shells seals in the juices and results in very succulent flesh. They’re not at all greasy, since the shells protect them from the hot-oil bath. They are, however, rather messy; be sure to provide bowls for the empty shells. There is something about food that requires a bit of work: shells to remove, fingers getting into the act. It breaks down inhibitions and can encourage informal, warm socializing.

Follow with Gado Gado, or a dahl of kidney beans and st