The Camaron Rebosado Recipe is a deep-fried battered shrimp dish in the Philippines. It is a Filipino style dish with a Chinese influence but has a Spanish name. It is a crispy batter coated shrimps that are similar to Japanese Tempura, although tempura uses a lighter batter.
Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:25 mins
Total Time:40 mins
1 lb. medium-sized tiger prawns
½ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 egg slightly beaten
1 cup ice cold water
1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
1 ½ cups flour
1/8 teaspoon pepper
¼ teaspoon salt
Oil for frying
Shell and devein prawns, leaving tails on.
Sprinkle with salt and lemon juice. Set aside.
In a large bowl, sift flour, baking powder, salt, and pepper together. In another bowl, combine egg with cold water.
Gradually add to the flour mixture, stirring to form a smooth paste.
Put oil in a deep pan to a depth of 3 inches and heat to 375°F.
Holding prawns by the tail, dip in a batter and deep fry a few pieces at a time 3-4 minutes or until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels.
Serve with vinegar, sweet and sour sauce or ketchup.
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Serving Size:200 g
Saturated Fat:2.9 g
Unsaturated Fat:12 g
Trans Fat:0.2 g
Keywords: deep-fried shrimp, street food, authentic