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Coconut prawns with turmeric and chilli dressing


Coconut prawns with turmeric and chilli dressing (

Ingredients 19
Servings 6
Time 30 min

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 30
    ml
    water
  • 125
    ml
    desiccated coconut
  • 125
    ml
    panko breadcrumbs OR ordinary dried breadcrumbs
  • 16 large king prawns, peeled, deveined and tails intact
  • 125
    ml
    seasoned cake flour
  • sunflower oil for shallow-frying
  • 10
    ml
    sunflower oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small red chilli, seeded and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 5
    ml
    turmeric (use freshly grated turmeric if available)
  • salt
  • 125
    ml
    good quality mayonnaise
  • grated zest of 1 small lim
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • juice of 1 small lime (optional)
  • sunflower oil for frying
  • 60
    g
    mixed salad leaves
 

Method

20 min
 

1 Beat the eggs with the water and place in a bowl suitable for dipping. Mix together the coconut and breadcrumbs and place in another bowl suitable for dipping.

2 Using the palm of your hand, flatten the prawns slightly. Place the flour in a bowl, add the prawns and toss to coat.

3 Dip each prawn in the egg then in the coconut and breadcrumbs. Place them on a plate and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

4 DRESSING

Heat the sunflower oil in a small frying pan on medium heat and add the onion.Cook until the onion is soft and starting to brown.

5 Add the chilli, garlic and turmeric and cook for another minute. Season with salt then remove from the heat and cool.

6 Add the cooled onion mixture to the mayonnaise and stir in the lime zest. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add the lime juice to the dressing if you want it to be more tangy.

7 TO FINISH

Heat 15ml (2T) sunflower oil in a frying pan on medium heat and fry the crumbed prawns in batches for 3­5 minutes or until golden. Drain on paper towels and season with the salt.

8 Divide the salad leaves between four serving plates, top with the prawns and drizzle with the dressing.

 

 

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