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Accras. Caribbean prawn tempura Recipe

Ingredients for people

  • Frozen king prawn(s) without shell : 24 whole
  • Plain flour : 300 g
  • Spring onion(s) : 4 whole
  • Shallot(s) : 1 whole
  • Garlic clove(s) : 1 whole
  • Flat leaf parsley : 1 bunch
  • Baking powder : 1 Tsp
  • Red chilli(s) : 2 whole
  • Water : 100 ml
  • Maldon salt : 5 pinch(es)
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 5 Turn
  • 1Part one

    Heat your fryer to 180 degree

    On a clean chopping board peel and dice the shallot, peel and crush the garlic, slice the spring onion and set to the side.

    Remove the seed of the chilli and finely chop, pick the leaf of the parsley, chop and set to the side.

    In a large bowl, mix flour with , water, baking powder , stir in the parsley, spring onion, shallot, garlic and chilli to form smooth paste, Season with salt and pepper.

    Rest the mix for 30 min.

  • 2Part two

    Dip your prawns in the mixture and fry until golden.

    Remove from oil, drain on paper towel.

  • 3To serve

    Place the accras in to a plate and serve hot.

Chef's tip

«Add more zing by squeezing one lime on top your accras.»

Accras is a traditional Caribbean spicy and citrusy tempura prawns.

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  • Cooking time  10mins
  • Rest time  10mins

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