prawn & veg tempura style fritter 1
Asian, Seafood

Kakiage ( Prawn and vegetable fritters)

prawn & veg tempura style fritter 1

Kakiage ( Prawn & vegetable fritters)

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1/2 cup plain flour seasoned with salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp cornflour
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 125 ml iced water
  • 7 medium green prawns peeled, deveined, coarsely chopped
  • 1 carrot peeled, cut into match sticks
  • 1 sml white onion halved, thinly sliced
  • 1 shallot thinly sliced
  • vegetable oil to deep fry


  • Place combined flour in a bowl. Make a well in the centre. Add egg yolk and water. stir until just combined. Add the prawn, carrot, onion and shallot. stir until just combined.
  • Add oil to a large saucepan to reach a depth of 5cm. Heat to 170°C over medium-high heat (when oil is ready, a cube of bread turns golden in 20 seconds). Add three 80ml (1/3-cup) portions of mixture. Cook for 2-3 minutes each side or until golden and cooked through. use a slotted spoon to transfer to a plate lined with paper towel. repeat with remaining mixture, reheating oil between batches.

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