Kung Pao Prawns



15 prawns , cleaned and deveined

5 tsp oil

half green bell pepper cut into dices

1 diced onion

6 garlic cloves finely chopped

1/2 inch ginger finely chopped

3 dry red chillies

1 tsp red chilli powder

2 tsp roasted sesame seeds

2 tsp roasted peanuts

2 tblsp finely chopped spring onion greens


3 tsp soya sauce

1 tsp vinegar

1/2 tsp tomato ketchup

1/2 tsp sugar

1 tsp corn flour

1 tsp crushed pepper

3 tblsp water

Mix all the above ingredients and keep aside.


1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp ginger garlic paste 

Marinate and keep aside for 30 mins


  • Heat oil. add chopped ginger , garlic and fry . Once the garlic turns light brown add diced onions, dry chillies and fry
  • Add diced capsicum, little salt  and saute for 2 mins. 
  • Now add red chilli powder and fry for a second
  • Drop in the marinated prawns and toss well. Add the prepared Kung pao sauce and give a good mix.
  • Cook for 5 mins or until the prawns are done. Add  water to adjust the consistency .
  • Turn off the flame and garnish with sesame seeds, peanuts and chopped spring onion greens.


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