East End Crushed Chilli
East End Crushed Chilli 75g
Product Description: The universal spice of India. Chilli is nature's wonder with it's fruits appearing in different sizes, shapes and colours. The fruit size of some varieties is more than a hundred times that of others. Chilli has two important commercial qualities. Some varieties are famous for their red colour because of the pigment Capsanthin, others are known for biting pungency attributed to capsicum. India is the only country rich in many varieties with different quality factors. Chilli is an essential ingredient of Indian food. Tempting colour and titillating pungency, both are contributed by chilli.
How to Cook: Crushed chillies offer an alternative to using whole chillies in Indian cooking. In this form they are great for adding on top of any dish which you require an extra kick to whether it be pasta, stir fries, curries, salads, sauces or marinades.
Recipe for Deep-Fried Prawns with Chilli
500g (1lb) Red Prawns
3 tspn East End Crushed Chillies
1 tspn East End Garlic Powder
1 tspn East End Ginger Powder
1 tbspn Sugar
1 tbspn light Sy Sauce
Oil for Deep Frying
Shell and de-vein the prawns, rinse and dry well on paper towels. In a bowl, mix together the chillies, garlic, sugar and ginger. Heat about half cup oil in a wok until very hot and deep fry the prawns a few at a time for 2 or 3 minutes or just until the colour changes. Do not fry too long. Remove from pan and drain on absorbent paper. Pour off most of oil from pan, leaving only about a tablespoon. Add the prawns, chilli mixture, the remaining sugar and soy sauce. It is essential to start stirring only once the prawns have reheated. Serve immediately with rice or noodles.
Allergen Information: Suitable for Vegetarians. May contain traces of nuts.
Storage Information: Store in a cool dry place.