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Chinese Style Sweet and Sour Prawns with Gravy

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Chinese Style Sweet and Sour Prawns with Gravy

Lovely garnished with roasted sesame seeds and made with ingredients available at home.

20 prawns
4 tsp of sweet chili sauce
2 tsp of tomato sauce
2 tsp Chinese Rice Vinegar / or regular vinegar
Salt to taste
Spring onions
Roasted white sesame seeds
1 tsp onion
1 tsp garlic
1 tsp cornflour
1 tsp vegetable oil


Chinese Style Sweet and Sour Prawns with Gravy
Chinese Style Sweet and Sour Prawns with Gravy


Marinated prawns for half an hour in onion, garlic, cornflour, vegetable oil paste (All 1 teaspoon each and mix together).
In a large pan add oil and heat
Saute 1 tsp onion pieces,
Add 4 teaspoons of sweet chili sauce,
Also, add 2 teaspoons of tomato sauce,
Add 2 teaspoons of Chinese rice vinegar/standard vinegar.
Salt as per taste, little warm water add to it.
Now cook for few minutes with prawns,
Serve with spring onions & roasted white sesame seeds.

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