Shrimps: - 500 g (1 lb) raw prawns in shells - 5 garlic cloves - 1 tsp. granulated garlic - 20 g of cornstarch - salt For the spice mix: - ½ tsp. salt - ½ tsp. granulated garlic - ½ tsp. sugar - ½ tsp. black pepper - ½ tsp. roasted chili powder/ground red pepper/chili flakes (optional)
Drain and salt prawns, removing vein if necessary. Add granulated garlic and cornstarch, stirring well.
Fry sliced garlic over medium-low heat. Add prawns back in, sprinkle with spice mixture and heat through. Serve the dish with or without sauces.