Mouthwatering Recipe Of Fried Jumbo Prawn With Red Chili Paste

Recipe Of Fried Jumbo Prawn With Red Chili Paste

Do you know how to cook mouth watering Fried Jumbo Prawn with Red Chili Paste? No, then you must read this recipe given below. Basically this is a signature dish from Thai Cuisine made with prawns. It is so popular Thai dish which you can find in any big restaurant. Although it is a very tasty dish it is also very simple to prepare it in your kitchen.

First the prawns are dressed and then they are fried in the olive oil. Then gravy is made with chopped ginger, garlic, onion and the unique red chili paste. You have to add salt and sugar as per taste in this dish also. Finally you have to add the fried prawns in the gravy. Add chopped coriander leaves and ajinomoto to increase the taste of this recipe. So, what are you waiting for? Try it in your kitchen and enjoy it with your family.

Fried Jumbo Prawn With Red Chili Paste:

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes
Serves: 4


Prawn 300 gm
Red Chili Paste 2 tbsp
Chopped Onion 5 gm
Chopped Garlic 5 gm
Chopped Ginger 5 gm
Coriander Leaves 5 gm
Tomato Sauce 3 tbsp
Fish Sauce 2 tbsp
Salt and Sugar to taste
Ajinomoto as required
Water 100 ml
Olive Oil 2-3 tbsp
Coconut Milk 2-3 tbsp


Step 1

First clean the prawns properly with Luke warm water and then dress it properly. Pour few drops of lemon juice and a pinch of salt in it. Mix it and leave it for 10 minutes aside.

Step 2

Take a non stick pan and put in on flame. Pour olive oil in the pan and allow it to boil. Discard the water that is produced after marinating the prawns. Now fry these prawns in olive oil till they turn golden. But do not fry the prawns so much as it will make the prawns hard which can spoil your dish.

Step 3

When it is done take it out from your pan. In the same oil add chopped garlic in the pan and fry it a little until a fantastic smell comes out of it. Stir it frequently so that the garlic did not burn at the bottom.

Step 4

When the garlic changes its color add chopped onion and chopped ginger in the pan. Cook it for 2 minutes. Then pour 2 tbsp of red chili paste in the pan and cook it for 1-2 minutes. You will find a fantastic smell is coming out from your pan.

Step 5

Then add the fried jumbo prawns in the pan. Stir it to mix with all the other ingredients. Add required amount of water in the pan. Cover this pan with a lid and leave it to cook for 6-7 minutes.

Step 6

When it came to a thick texture add ajinomoto and chopped coriander leaves in the pan. Here your Fried Jumbo Prawn with Red Chili Paste is ready to serve. It is ideal to serve with any kind of fried rice or plain rice. Serve it hot either in your lunch or in your dinner.

Quick Tip:

Red Chili Paste is an authentic ingredient that needed in any preparation of Thai Cuisine. You can find it in any big shop. So buy it from there and use it in your recipe.
To thickening the gravy in this recipe you can use corn flour. It will save your cooking time by thickening the gravy fast. Just add 1-2 tsp of corn flour in ½ cup of water. Mix it well and then pour it in the pan. Stir in continuously in the medium flame to avoid lump formation at the bottom.


Anosua is from Kolkata who has done her Masters in Computers’. She has passion for cooking, gardening, Interior decoration, beauty and in dress designing. She is fond of writing and loves to put her thoughts into words.

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