Fried Shrimps (Prawns)
24 long shrimps or prawns,
1 cup flour,
3 tsp baking powder,
1 cup cornstarch,
1 tsp brown/white sugar,
1/2 tsp salt,
1 egg, beaten,
1 cup ice cold water,
2 tsp vegetable oil,
Peanut or vegetable oil for deep frying.
Shell and devein the prawns, leaving the tails on.
Sift flour, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt into a mixing bowl.
Beat in egg, water, and 2 tbsp of oil. Make a stiff batter.
In a wok, heat oil for frying.
Dip the prawns in the batter, and fry in hot oil until golden brown,
turning occasionally. Drain on paper towels.
Serve with your choice of sauce.