Ebi Furai (Japanese panko-coated, deep-fried shrimp)

YIELD: 4 servings

TOTAL TIME: Prep time: 60 mins

Cook time: 20 mins


  • Shrimp: 1/2 kg

  • Lime juice: 1 tbsp

  • Vinegar

  • Garlic: 1 tbsp (minced)

  • Salt: 1/2 tsp

  • Ginger garlic paste: 1/2 tsp

  • Red chilli powder: 1 tsp

  • Turmeric powder: 1/4th tsp

  • All purpose flour: 1 tbsp

  • Cornstarch: 2 tbsp

  • Pepper: 1/4th tsp

  • A pinch of salt

  • 1 egg

  • Bread crumbs as required

  • Oil for frying


  1. Clean the shrimp with vinegar and add lime juice, minced garlic and salt.

  2. Set aside for 45 mins.

  3. Now add ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder and turmeric.

  4. Set aside for 15-20 mins.

  5. For the coating: In a bowl add all purpose flour, cornstarch and pepper along with a pinch of salt.

  6. In a bowl beat 1 egg. Now dip the marinated shrimp in flour, egg and then bread crumbs.

  7. Repeat this step for each shrimp and set aside.

  8. Heat oil in a wok for deep frying.

  9. When the oil is hot fry the shrimp till golden brown and crisp.

  10. Serve hot with chilli sauce and roasted bell peppers.

Enjoy! :)

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