Camaron Rebosado Recipe

Camaron Rebosado

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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.


  • 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


  1. Shell and devein prawns, leaving tails on.
  2. Sprinkle with salt and lemon juice. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, sift flour, baking powder, salt, and pepper together. In another bowl, combine egg with cold water.
  4. Gradually add to the flour mixture, stirring to form a smooth paste.
  5. Put oil in a deep pan to a depth of 3 inches and heat to 375°F.
  6. 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.
  7. Drain on paper towels.
  8. Serve with vinegar, sweet and sour sauce or ketchup.


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