Appetisers are essential components to a dish. Without appetisers, the dining experience feels incomplete. That is why most restaurants have an appetiser section in their menus with various items to choose from. Therefore, if you go to any restaurants, you will find a long list of starters.
The function of appetisers is apparent in its name but it can also be a snack to be eaten on its own as well. Thai cuisines are known for their incredible starters that gives burst of flavours and whet one’s appetite for the main course. For instance, some popular appetisers include Thai spring rolls, classic Thai fish cakes and Thai crab cakes.
What is Thai Deep-Fried Shrimp?
Who doesn’t love deep-fried shrimp? It is crunchy and yummy. Eaten as an appetiser or a snack, it is a versatile dish that can be consumed by simply dipping it with Thai sauce. Besides shrimp, you can also replace it with squids.
The dish itself mainly consists of deep-fried shrimps that are coated with a flour and egg batter and is fried until it turns golden brown. It is not a complicated dish to make and can be made as a snack to serve at home. It is a fun dish to serve as it doesn’t require many utensils and can be shared among family members.
How to make Thai Deep-Fried Shrimp?
The two important ingredients for this dish are shrimp and its batter. Firstly, you have to get the shrimps from the market and buy approximately 1 or 2 kg of fresh shrimps depending on your serving size. Make sure to properly wash and shell the shrimps before cooking.
Next, you have to prepare the batter. All you need to do is to mix flour, egg, and milk in a bowl. Then, take the shrimps and dip it into the batter until it is fully coated. Then, carefully place the battered shrimps into a pan of hot oil and let it cook until it turns golden brown. Serve the dish with a small bowl of Thai chilli sauce.
Where can I get Thai Deep-Fried Shrimp?
Want to give this dish a try? Visit the many Thai restaurants in Kuala Lumpur that is sure to have this dish on their menu. A restaurant called Rama V, at Jalan U-Thant gives off a unique vibe of Thailand alongside their wonderful cuisines. The place can make you instantly forget about the hustle and bustle in the city. The decoration inside and outside the restaurant is inspired by Thailand.
You can also browse for Thai restaurants on foodpanda! Be sure to order deep-fried shrimp from Absolute Thai or My Elephant. All you have to do next is to just wait for the food to arrive.