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Breaded Shrimp Fry

 Published 2009-Apr-09   Updated 2022-Aug-02

- Submitted by Dafni

(Prawns Fry, Coconut Shrimp)

Prawns Fry (Crispy Shrimp fry) is a simple and quick shrimp appetizer that can be made in minutes and tastes out of this world.

Recipe For Breaded Prawns Fry


  • Prawns (Shrimp) - 1 lb
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tsp
  • Chilly Powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Corn Flour - 1 tblsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Kesari Powder/ Red food colour - a pinch
  • Bread Crumbs - for coating
  • Oil - for deep frying


  1. Wash and devein the shrimp.
  2. Marinate it with GG paste, chilly powder, turmeric powder,corn flour,salt,kesari powder for half to one hour.
  3. In the meantime, heat oil in a kadai for deep frying.
  4. Before frying, dip each piece in bread crumbs and fry it.
  5. Serve the crispy shrimp as an appetizer or as a sidedish.


  • Marinate the prawns as above. Before frying roll each shrimp in dried shredded coconut and fry it. This is called coconut shrimp.

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Comments (2)

Person   ()
I sometimes dip marinated meat or fish in beaten egg before rolling it on the breadcrumbs, can we do the same with shrimps?
Person   ()
yes you can..

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