Chilli and Garlic Prawns

500g of king prawns, deveined but shell on.  
2 tbsp of dried chilli flakes or 4-5 fresh red chillies finely chopped (the chilli flakes work better) 
1/2 a cup of water 
a whole bulb of garlic, peeled and finely chopped. 
1/2 cup of finely sliced green onions 
the juice of 2 lemons 
2 tbsp of ground nut oil 
2-3 cups of vegetable oil for deep frying 



1. Chop the garlic, slice the green onion and juice the lemon. Keep all to a side. 
2. Soak the chilli flakes in 1/2 a cup of warm water for 30 mins. Drain and keep to a side. 
3. Heat the vegetable oil or medium-high heat and flash fry the king prawn in batches till they turn a coral red. Drain onto a kitchen towel. 
4. Heat the ground nut oil in a pan over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and fry till a light golden brown. 
5. Add the prawns and cook for 1 min then add the chilli flakes and spring onion. Mix and cook for 1 more minute. 
6. Add the lemon juice, mix and sizzle for 30 seconds. Take off the heat and serve.