A basic yet delicious recipe for buttermilk prawn, with a crisp crust and juicy flesh.


  • 300g of shrimp
  • 2 tbsp of cornflour
  • 1 tbsp of butter
  • 2 pcs of chili pepper
  • 6 pcs of curry leaf
  • 3 tsp of sugar
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 300ml of evaporated milk


  1. Heat up a wok with oil, and add shrimp and cornflour in a small bowl then toss into the wok. Fry prawn until turns golden brown. Remove fried prawn from wok and set aside.
  2. Remove oil from the wok then add butter into the wok. Stir the butter until melting at medium heat.
  3. Then toss the chili pepper, curry leaf, sugar, salt, and milk in the wok to mix.
  4. When the mixture starts to boil add fried shrimp into the wok and stir-fry to combine everything.
  5. Ready to serve