Camaron Rebosado (Deep Fried Battered Prawns)

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Camaron rebosado is a deep-fried battered shrimp dish in Philippine cuisine. It is usually served with a sweet and sour sauce. It is similar to Japanese tempura, although tempura uses a lighter batter. It is a staple food n Philippine cuisine. Camaron rebosado may be consumed by people who live near ponds that have significant amounts of shrimp in them.

Camaron Rebosado (Deep Fried Battered Prawns) Recipe


  • 1 lb . medium-sized tiger prawns
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 1 cup ice cold water
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Oil for frying

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Shell and devein prawns, leaving tails on. Sprinkle with salt and lemon juice. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, sift flour, baking powder, salt and pepper together. In another bowl, combine egg with cold water. Gradually add to the flour mixture, stirring to form a smooth paste.
  3. Put oil in a deep pan to a depth of 3 inches and heat to 375°F.
  4. Holding prawns by the tail, dip in a batter and deep fry a few pieces at a time 3-4 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Serve with sweet and sour sauce or ketchup.
  6. Enjoy!

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Camaron Rebosado (Deep Fried Battered Prawns)

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