Ingredients

  • Serves 2 people
  • 6 prawns (trimmed & deveined with shells & head intact)

  • 1 whole egg

  • ¼ cup (60 ml) buttermilk

  • 4 tbsp rice flour

  • 2 tsp white pepper

  • salt (to taste)

  • 2 packets nsteum (3 in 1 original)

  • 2 sprig curry leaves

  • 2 chilli padi (sliced)

  • ½ tsp chicken seasoning powder
  • 60 g unsalted butter

  • ¼ cup (60ml) cooking oil (for frying)

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Recipe Courtesy of
Asian Food Network

Buttermilk Cereal Prawns

A crowd favourite at tze char stalls, make this easy buttermilk cereal prawns at home, or substitute prawns for other protein in this delicious dish.
  • Easy
  • 15 min
  • 10 min
  • 10 min
  • 3 steps
  • 12 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 3 steps
  • 12 Ingredients
  • 15 min
  • 10 min
  • 10 min

Instructions

  1. Make buttermilk batter

    • In a bowl, add buttermilk and egg. Whisk with a fork. Set aside.

    • In another bowl, add rice flour, white pepper and pinch of salt. Mix well. Set aside.

    Make buttermilk batter


  2. Fry prawns

    • Heat up a pan. Add cooking oil.

    • Dip prawn into buttermilk mixture and coat it with rice flour mixture.

    • Fry prawn till golden. Repeat process.

    • Remove and set aside.

    Fry prawns


  3. Fry cereal mixture

    • In another frying pan, add butter. Leave to melt.

    • Add curry leaves and chilli padi and chicken stock. Fry till fragrant. Add cereal, pinch of salt and continue frying till crispy
    • Add fried prawns and mix well with the cereal.



Garnish and Serve!

Garnish and Serve!

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Ingredients
  • Serves 2 people
  • 6 prawns (trimmed & deveined with shells & head intact)

  • 1 whole egg

  • ¼ cup (60 ml) buttermilk

  • 4 tbsp rice flour

  • 2 tsp white pepper

  • salt (to taste)

  • 2 packets nsteum (3 in 1 original)

  • 2 sprig curry leaves

  • 2 chilli padi (sliced)

  • ½ tsp chicken seasoning powder
  • 60 g unsalted butter

  • ¼ cup (60ml) cooking oil (for frying)

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