Chinese Fried Prawns

Course : Seafoods
Serves: 4
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24 large prawns
1 cup flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 large egg -- beaten
1 cup ice water
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 Cup peanut or vegetable oil

Preparation / Directions:

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 tbs of oil. Make a stiff batter. Heat 2" of oil in a large electric skillet - (375 degrees). Dip the prawns in the batter and fry in hot oil until golden brown, turning occasionally. Drain on paper towels. Arrange on serving platter in a circle with the tails pointing outward.

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