Gamberoni in pastella con salsa rossa
Having a dinner party and want a fabulous looking starter that is as easy to make as it impressive to look at? This is just the answer…
Preparation time: 10 minutes + 30 minutes resting time
Ingredients for 2 people: 4 large king prawns, a red pepper, some mixed olives, garlic crostini.
For the batter: 75 gr flour , 150cl of soda water, a pinch of salt and some fresh ground black pepper.
Plus oil for deep frying and mix baby leaves for garnish
Remove seeds from the red pepper and roast in some olive oil in a very hot oven until soft. Remove skin and set aside.
Whisk together the soda water and the flour with the seasoning till you reach a dense yet smooth consistency, and refrigerate for half hour to rest .
Scold the tomato in boiling water for 5 minutes , drain and remove the skin. When the tomatoes have cooled down, blend them with the roast pepper the garlic , the chilli salt and pepper to taste and a little extra virgin olive oil .
Peel the king prawns and drop them in the batter to cover them evenly and thoroughly.
Deep fry the king prawns at temperature of 180 degrees for about 3 to 5 minutes till are golden and brown. In the mean time, dress a martini glass with the mix leaves rest the king prawns on the top and finish by adding a dollop of the tomato salsa .
You can present this dish like in the picture with some garlic crostini and some olives served in half a red pepper.
And if you want to enjoy this simply delicious dish without any fuss, you can always come and see us in the restaurant and let our chefs prepare it for you! This is what we are here for at the end of the day….