Seafood in Crispy Batter

Aah, the pleasure of biting into a crispy batter encrusted prawn dipped in a tangy tartare sauce; and then when you know you have had enough and you are full, you find space to fit in one more, just because they are yummy.  After all, it’s not as if they will stay crispy until tomorrow.

Seafood in Crispy Batter



250ml cake flour
60ml cornflour
2ml mustard powder
5ml salt
1 extra large egg
160ml ice cold water
30ml lemon juice
1kg seafood of choice


  1. Combine all the dry ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Beat the egg, water and lemon juice and add to the dry ingredients and beat until smooth.
  3. Leave the batter to stand for 15 minutes.
  4. Dip the seafood into the batter and fry in oil until golden brown.
  5. Drain on brown paper.

Serve with a tartare sauce.

Submitted by:  Mandy Frielinghaus, Mauritius


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