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Craving a taste explosion? Look no further than Dynamite Prawns, a delectable fusion recipe that marries the fiery spice of Asian chilis with the creamy richness of mayonnaise. This dish is guaranteed to tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting more.


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Shrimps ways Recipes by food fusion

1 pound large, fresh prawns (deveined and shells removed)

  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup vegetable oil, for frying
  • ¼ cup sriracha
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 inch ginger, grated
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced (for garnish)
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish (optional)

  • Instructions:

    1. Prep the Prawns: Pat the prawns dry with paper towels. In a medium bowl, toss the prawns with cornstarch until evenly coated.
    2. Heat the Oil: Heat vegetable oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. You can test the oil temperature by dropping a small piece of cornstarch into the oil. If it sizzles and floats to the surface, the oil is hot enough.
    3. Fry the Prawns: Working in batches, carefully add the prawns to the hot oil and fry for 2-3 minutes per side, or until golden brown and cooked through. Remove the prawns from the oil with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
    4. Prepare the Sauce: While the prawns are frying, whisk together sriracha, mayonnaise, sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, rice vinegar, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, and lime juice in a small bowl.
    5. Combine and Serve: In a large bowl, toss the cooked prawns with the prepared sauce until evenly coated. Garnish with sliced scallions and sesame seeds (optional) and serve immediately.

    Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

    Calories: 500 (approx.)

  • Fat: 30g (approx.)
  • Protein: 30g (approx.)
  • Carbohydrates: 20g (approx.)
  • Sodium: 800mg (approx.)

  • Note: These nutrition facts are estimates only and may vary depending on the specific ingredients used.


    Dynamite Prawns are a fantastic appetizer or main course that’s sure to impress your guests. The crispy prawns paired with the sweet and spicy sauce create an irresistible flavor combination. Plus, this recipe is surprisingly easy to make, requiring minimal prep and cooking time. So next time you’re looking for a delicious and unique dish to share, give Dynamite Prawns a try!

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

    1. Can I use a different type of seafood?

    Absolutely! You can substitute the prawns with shrimp, scallops, or even bite-sized pieces of white fish. Just adjust the cooking time depending on the thickness of your chosen seafood.

    2. What if I don’t like spicy food?

    No problem! You can reduce the amount of sriracha in the sauce to suit your taste preference. You can also add a touch of honey or maple syrup for a touch of sweetness.

    3. How can I keep the prawns crispy?

    Make sure the oil is hot enough before frying the prawns. Don’t overcrowd the pan, as this can lower the oil temperature and lead to soggy prawns. Additionally, ensure the prawns are completely dry before coating them with cornstarch.

    4. What are some good side dishes for Dynamite Prawns?

    This dish pairs well with a variety of sides, such as steamed rice, stir-fried noodles, or a simple green salad. For a more decadent option, try serving it with creamy mashed potatoes.

    5. Can I make Dynamite Prawns ahead of time?