Shrimps Tempura / Deep Fried Jumbo Shrimps

Shrimps Tempura / Deep Fried Jumbo Shrimps

Deep Fried Jumbo Shrimps:

Shrimps Tempura (Japanese Style), Epi-Fry. Prawns Bajji, Shrimps Bajji. Beer battered Shrimps Fry. Fried Shrimps Crispies.

Fried Shrimps is a dish for party…When you are looking for not so messy Finger foods. Its quickly whipped, ready in minutes and a best way to use up the leftovers from the pantry, he he. Vegetarians, please use thinly sliced vegetables in place of shrimps. The results? Pretty good, pretty good indeed.


Large Jumbo Shrimps (with tail fins-on)
Beer few teaspoons (optional)
Egg whites
All purpose flour
Bread crumbs (Panko, Japanese bread crumbs)
White pepper pinch
Peanut oil (preferably)


Do not butterfly the shrimps or anything, have them intact…leave the tail fins-on.

Now marinate them in beer, salt and pepper for few hours. Then coat them with egg or buttermilk…roll them over flour + bread crumbs.

Carefully run the skewer in the middle…deep fry them in hot oil, till crisp.

Enjoy as a starter or as a snack.


30 Responses so far.

  1. Wow yummy yum yum shrimps dear :D D pls pass me the plate….

  2. Sarah Naveen says:

    Oh wow!!! looks so perfect and yummy!!!

  3. Muneeba says:

    Whoa … look at the size of those shrimps! Gorgeous .. would be perfect with some sweet chilli sauce, huh??

  4. Soma Pradhan says:

    Wow this looks nice. However, I dont take beer…Is there any substitute

  5. Malar, this looks sinfully delicious! I am hungry already! As I’m a prawn freak, I can’t help dying to have this one but the only thing that stops me is the thought of working out more to shed more calories!

    But I definitely will try this for guests so that I can win them over! Thanks a ton!

  6. So crispy and really a nice starter for parties…looks delicious …

  7. Malar Gandhi says:

    Soma, just skip the beer…thats all. Even I don’t drink, but it helps in mariantion…just 2-4 teaspoons and while cooking alcohol is evaporated, right.

  8. Sayantani says:

    H Malar, thanks for dropping by. I love tempura style fries but tell me how did you manage to keep the prawns straight? mine always curls while frying.

  9. Priya says:

    Lipsmacking fried shrimps, mouthwatering dish..

  10. Rina says:

    This is a yummy starter..malar..

  11. priya says:

    crispy and yummy!!..looks so tempting, dear!

  12. Malar Gandhi says:

    Hi Sayantani, I have described there in the mehtod, I used skewer sticks.:)

  13. Vrinda says:

    Crispy and hubby would lov this…

  14. kothiyavunu says:

    Wow!!looks so crispy and delicious!! to any kind of prawns dish..My all time fav..perfects starter!

  15. Helene says:

    We love shrimp, I never tried deep fried but it looks delicious.

  16. ann says:

    haaaa,toruturing Gosh.Slurp !!

  17. prethvijay says:

    Hi malar many a times I ve visited ur blog and admired it. Today morning wen I juz read of ur comment in my blog i was surprised and am so happy. Thnks for visiting my blog and for ur valuable comments. Shrimp fry looks…so nice presentation.

  18. Tina says:

    So crunchy and delicious dear….

  19. Valarmathi says:

    Looks so crispy and yummy. Mouthwatering recipe.

  20. Sanghi says:

    Wow.. crispy shrimps .. looks really yum!

  21. Dear Malar
    Nowadays we all are into prawns it seems..very nice.
    Beer or alcohol, just doesn’t make any difference , even without these , this dish will have great taste, for sure

  22. Latha says:

    Yummy crispy shrimps….just cant take my eyes away from it…real tempting.

  23. I love japanese tempuras; I use beer in our indian style bhajjis too;

    your prawns look like the king prawns, nice crispy and perfect; using the skewers to keep them straight is an excellent idea to present them so good.

    I’m marking this one, I ‘m doing it for the near coming festivities at the end of the year, sure!!! nice delicious one malar!!!!

  24. சூப்பர்ர்ர்ர்ர்…

  25. Palidor says:

    Shrimp tempura! YUM!! They look fantastic.

  26. Preety says:

    they look perfect & crispy

  27. those shrimps look so good…

  28. Cham says:

    Quiet tempting this tempura batter shrimp!

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