Sweet and Sour Prawns Recipe

Oct 24, 2017
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Sweet and Sour Prawn is traditional Chinese recipe. You must try this recipe at home.


  • Prawns 1 kg
  • Soya sauce 2 tbsp
  • Ginger paste 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste 1 tsp
  • All-purpose flour 1 cup
  • Corn flour 1 cup
  • Salt 1/2 tsp
  • Baking powder 1/2 tsp
  • Cold water 2 cup
  • Oil as required

For Sweet n Sour Sauce:

  • Crushed garlic 2 tsp
  • Crushed ginger 2 tsp
  • Tomato ketchup 2 cup
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • White pepper powder 1 tsp
  • White vinegar 4 tbsp
  • Soya sauce 2 tbsp
  • Sugar 2 tbsp
  • Chicken stock 2 cups
  • Corn flour 4 tbsp
  • Carrot chopped 1
  • Capsicum cubes 1
  • Onion cubes 1
  • Ginger grated 1/2 tsp
  • Tomato cubes 1
  • Oil 2 tbsp


  1. Clean prawns and wash it nicely.
  2. Then put soya sauce, ginger paste, garlic paste, all-purpose flour, corn flour, salt, baking powder and cold water in mixing bowl and mix it nicely to form batter.
  3. Then heat oil in wok on medium flame.
  4. Then dip each prawn in batter, put in hot oil and deep fry until golden brown.
  5. For sweet n sour sauce: Heat oil in wok and sauté ginger and garlic.
  6. Then add tomato ketchup, red chili powder and sugar and cook it stirring occasionally.
  7. Now add chicken stock, white pepper, white vinegar, soya sauce and bring to boil.
  8. Then mix corn flour with little water, put in sauce little at a time and cook until desired consistency.
  9. Then heat oil in pan, add capsicum, tomato, onion and carrot and cook for few minutes on low flame.
  10. Then put fried prawns and vegetables in sauce and mix it.
  11. Then take out in serving bowl and serve hot with rice.

Sweet and Sour Prawns is tasty dish. Prawns are dipped in all-purpose flour mixture and deep fried. Then mixed with fried vegetables & sweet n sour sauce. Served hot with cooked rice.

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