Sunday, May 14, 2017

Chilli Prawns

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Chilli Shrimp is a tasty and spicy side dish with shrimp or prawns marinated with Indian spices like ginger garlic paste, garam masala, red chili powder and tossed with curry leaves, soy sauce etc...



  • Shrimp -1 lb
  • Ginger Garlic Paste -2 tsp
  • Chilli Power -1 spoon
  • Garam Masala Powder -1/2 tsp
  • Corn flour -1 tbsp
  • Red food color - couple pinches/drops
  • Lemon juice -1 tbsp

For Tossing

  • Bell pepper (colored ) -1 cup (sliced lengthwise)
  • Curry Leaves - 1 string
  • Onion - 1/2 cup(Sliced lengthwise)
  • Chilli sauce - 1 tbsp or to taste
  • Soy sauce - 1 tbsp or to taste


  1. Clean and de-vein the Shrimp.
  2. Mix the Shrimp with all the marination ingredients and let it sit for an hour.
  3. Heat oil in a wok, fry the curry leaves and scoop it out and keep separately.
  4. In the same pan saute the onions and the bell peppers. Let the veggies stay crunchy.
  5. Add the chili sauce and little soy sauce.
  6. Add the marinated shrimp on the sautéed veggie bed and close it with a lid and let it cook on a low flame.
  7. After couple minutes mix it together and let it cook for another minute
  8. Add the curry leaves to it.
  9. Yummy spicy Chilli Shrimp is ready.

Serving Suggestion

  • Serve the chilli shrimp with any kind of pulav or serve as a starter.


  • Do not overcook the shrimp, it will become rubbery.

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