Sweet and Sour Prawn is is stir-fried with onion, peppers, pineapple and then tossed in a tangy sauce. This dish comes together in just 15 minutes for a simple and flavorful dinner.


For the prawn:
  • 15 pieces prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon egg, beaten
  • 3 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of white pepper
  • 1 cup vegetable oil, for frying
For the sauce:
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 onion, cut in chunks
  • 3 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcester sauce
  • 2 pineapple ring, cut in chunks
  • 1/4 red pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1/4 green pepper, cut into chunks


  1. In a bowl, season the prawns with salt. Pour 1 teaspoon of a beaten egg in and coat the prawns. Then mix in the cornflour and coat the pieces again.
  2. In a pan, add oil and fry the prawns for 2 to 3 minutes. Once cooked, take the prawns out and set aside.
  3. In a wok, add oil. Sauté the onions and add all the sauce ingredients. Stir well. Then add the prawns, pineapple and peppers. Let it cook for another 1 minute.
  4. Enjoy with a bowl of steamed rice!

Bon appétit!
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