1 pound spotted prawns, shelled and deveined prawns but leave on the tail.
Peanut oil for deep-fryingHave prawns ready and oil heated before mixing up the batter.
Mix dry ingredients together and stir in water/soda water. Mix quickly. Don't worry about a few lumps.
Holding prawn by the tail dip into batter, and gentle slip into the oil. Turn prawn over to evenly brown. Cook until golden and then drain on paper towels.
(season to suit own taste)
1/2 cup rice vinegar
1 or 2 tablespoons of garlic chili sauce or Thai sweet chili sauce.
sesame oil to taste