Monday, 23 November 2015

Egg and Prawn Fried Rice served with Sweet and Sour Prawns

Egg and Prawn Fried Rice served with Sweet and Sour Prawns


For making Fried Prawns
Ingredients
2 cups medium shelled Prawns
1/2 cup Corn starch
1 Egg
1 tbsp Garlic minced
1/4 tsp Chilli minced
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp Pepper powder
Oil for frying

Method
Take the Prawns in a bowl, mix in all the above ingredients except oil. Mix it well. Heat the wok. Add oil for frying. Heat it. Add the prawns and fry it till light brown, drain the oil and keep it on a absorbent paper.


For the Egg and Prawn Fried Rice
Ingredients
3 cups Rice cooked
1 cup fried Prawns
1 tbsp Garlic minced
1/4 tbsp Ginger minced
1/4 tbsp Chilli minced
1/4 cup Carrot and Capsicum minced
2 tbsp Spring Onion finely chopped
2 Eggs beaten
2 tbsp Soya sauce
1 tbsp Vinegar
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp Pepper powder
2 1/2  tbsp Oil

Method
Take a wok, add 1/2 tbsp oil. Heat it, add the beaten eggs, sprinkle salt. Stir the eggs, make scramble eggs, take it out from the wok and  keep it aside. Add the remaining oil, heat till the smoking point. Add the garlic,ginger and chilli minced. Sauté it for 2 minutes. Add the carrot and capsicum minced. Sauté it for 2 minutes more. Add vinegar, soya sauce, salt and pepper powder. Stir it, Add the rice, keep on stirring for 2 to 3 minutes till the sauce and the rice had incorporated well. Add the fried prawns, eggs and spring onions before serving.


Sweet and Sour Prawns
Ingredients
1 cup Fried Prawns
1 cup Pineapple cubed
1 tbsp Garlic Minced
1/2 tsp Chilli minced
1 tsp Ginger minced
1 tbsp Spring Onions finely chopped
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp Pepper powder
1 tbsp Vinegar
1 tbsp Soya sauce
1 tbsp Hot Basil Stir-Fry Sauce (optional)
1 tbsp Honey
2 tbsp Corn Starch
1 tbsp Roasted Seseam seeds
2 tbsp Sesame seed Oil

Method
Take a bowl, add the corn starch, vinegar, soya sauce, basil sauce, honey,pepper, salt and 1 cup water. Mix the sauce and keep it aside. Take a pan, add the oil. Heat it.Add the Garlic, Ginger and chilli minced, sauté it for 2 minutes. Add the pineapple and the prawns, saute it for 2 minutes more. Add the sauce mix. Stir it. Let it simmer  on a full flame till the gravy thickens a bit. Sprinkle spring onions and roasted sesame seeds. Serve it hot.