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Shrimp Chips

Shrimp chips is a common snack among South East Asia. Some called it prawn crackers or prawn chips. In Chinese cuisine, Chinese shrimp chips have different colors like yellow, green, pink and white.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 108kcal
Author Tracy O.

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Pour 2 cups of vegetable oil into a pan and turn on the fire to medium high.
  • Let the oil heat up around 338 F-374 F. Then, turn the fire to small or low. (*If the oil is not hot enough. It will take a long time and some will not expand.)
  • Put dried chips into hot oil for a few seconds, then it will expand.
  • Once the chips expand, take them out quickly. If you leave the chips in the oil a little bit longer, it will burn.
  • After that, put the chips in a bowl with paper towels to absorb excess oil from the chips.

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Notes

Cooking tips for how to make shrimp chips:

  • Use a thermometer to test the oil and see if the oil is hot enough for deep frying the prawn chips.
  • Make sure the oil temperature reaches around 338F-374F. If the oil is not hot enough. It will take a long time and some will not expand.
  • Make sure to turn the fire to small after the oil reaches around 360F
  • Once the chips expand, take them out quickly. If you leave the chips in the oil a little bit longer, it will burn.
  • Put the chips in a bowl with paper towels to absorb excess oil from the chips.

Nutrition

Serving: 10g | Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 96mg | Potassium: 328mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg