Prawn Crackers also called Shrimp Chips. It's one of the popular snacks during Chinese New Year and being a crowd pleasing kids and adults alike. These crackers are usually white or light brown in colour. What are Prawn Crackers ~ 'Har Pang' made of?
The mixture is rolled out, steamed, sliced and sun-dried. In the traditional way, to achieve maximum crispiness, raw crackers are usually sun-dried first before frying, eliminate the moisture. Once dry, they are deep-fried in oil (which must be at high heat before cooking).
Heat the oil. The temperature is very important. To make sure that you have the correct temperature, drop in one cracker for the testing.
1) Deep-fry the dried prawn crackers for a few seconds until they puff up (the process takes less than 5 seconds), then use a wire basket ready to quickly remove the prawn crackers and drain. Lay out a paper towel.
2) Set aside to cool, and store in a zip seal food bags, or sealed container.
Recipe Source: JosephineRecipes.Co.Uk