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Crunchy Shrimp fry Recipe

Course Appetizer, inidan cooking, lunch-box, munchies, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, indian snack
Keyword Crispy prawns, finger prawns, frawns fry
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2


Ingredients for shrimp marination

  • 1 tbsp mustard oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 10-12 prawns

ingredients for coating

  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt adjust according to your taste
  • 1/2 tbsp pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp coconut powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • oil for deep fry



  • Take the prawns in a bowl and add mustard oil, salt, pepper powder, crushed garlic, oregano, and lemon juice.
  • Mix well with spoon or hand. Keep it aside for 20 mins

procedure for coating:

  • Take a medium size plate and add corn flour, salt, pepper powder, oregano, and coconut powder. And mix well with a spoon.
  • Take one marinated prawn and roll it carefully in this mixture and make sure that the prawns are completely covered with a coating. Keep it in a plate
  • Repeat the same process for rest of the prawns also. better to coat your prawns with hand so that you can coat all the prawns properly.
  • Crispiness comes because of this coating so this coating is the key for crispy prawns. The coconut powder adds extra crunch to the prawns.

Preparation of crispy prawns:

  • Heat the oil in the deep dry pan or kadai on the medium to high flame.
  • Once the oil is hot enough, add the prawns to the oil and fry them for 3 mins on one side or else until they turn golden brown.
  • Then turn to the other side. once they are fried take them in the tissue or paper towel. so that it can absorb the excess oil.
  • You can fry these prawns in batches but they should not be crowded.
  • Finally, garnish them chopped coriander and serve hot with lemon wedges.