Camaroes Fritos (Fried prawns)

Camaroes Fritos (Fried prawns)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 210


  • 7 oz Prawns shelled, deveined
  • 3/4 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric haldi powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin jeera powder
  • 2 cloves Garlic lasan, minced
  • 1/4 tsp piece Ginger adrak, minced
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 tsp Vinegar sirka
  • 2 1/2 floz Vegetable oil


  • Mix the prawns with the rest of the ingredients except the oil, and leave to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan; shallow fry the prawns, a few at a time, till golden. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain the excess oil on paper towels.
  • Serve hot with wedges of lemon.
  • Variation: For a spicier version, marinate the prawns in 3 - 4 tsp recheio spice paste
Calories: 210 kcal
Carbohydrates: 1 g
Protein: 10 g
Fat: 19g
Saturated Fat: 3 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 80 mg
Sodium: 66 mg
Potassium: 150 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 113 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 37 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Cuisine Indian
Ingredients Fish & Seafood
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