PF Chang style Dynamite Prawns 

You love Dynamite prawns at PF Changs but hate burning hole in your pocket every time just like me then good news for you.

Its such a simple recipe with simple easily available ingredients in every home, I wonder why hell they charge so much 🤔🤔

Try it once at home and you would never think of ordering again from there.



Prawns 15-18
6 tbsp Cornflour
4 tbsp Maida

1/2 tsp crushed black pepper

1/4 tsp red chili powder

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1/4 tsp biryani colour ( optional)

Salt to taste

1/2 cup chilled soda/ water

Oil for frying

Spicy Mayo sauce 
4 tbsp Garlic Mayo
3 tbsp Maggie Garlic Chili sauce

2 tbsp hot sauce

1/4 tsp red chili powder

1/2 tsp honey

1/4 tsp lemon juice

1 chopped spring onion for garnish

Wash and devein prawns and pay dry them with clean kitchen towel.
Marinate prawns with red chili powder, crushed black pepper and salt for around 15 minutes.

To make spicy mayo add all ingredients of sauce and mix well, please taste it and adjust the taste according to your liking, you can make it more spicy by adding more hot sauce or reduce for milder version.

In a bowl add corn flour,APF, salt, garlic powder, red chili powder, crushed black pepper and little biryani colour and mix well. Add chilled soda and make thick batter.

In a wok heat oil for deep frying, when hot is hot enough, dip individual prawn in the the prepared batter and gently put in hot oil to fry. Do not over crowd the wok. Frying for 3-4 minutes or until prawns are cooked.

Repeat the process until all the prawns are fried.
Place the fried prawn on absorbent paper to absorb extra oil.

Put all fried prawn in bowl of spicy mayo sauce and with help of two spoons gently toss them,until all are evenly coated with sauce.

Place the Dynamite Prawns on serving dish on bed of shredded cabbage and lettuce and garnish with chopped spring onion.

Serve hot.


32 thoughts on “PF Chang style Dynamite Prawns 

  1. Thanks alot for sharing this reipe.we all love PF Chang. Wht is APF ? and hot sauce can u plz specify any brand ? i m in uae. (Tabasco will do?)

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    1. You are welcome Zeenat.
      APF is short for All purpose flour, our own maida, regarding hot sauce you take any.. Tabasco or Sriracha sauce, easy available in all supermarkets in gulf.


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