4.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Ready in: 10-12 mins
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
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  • 24 langoustine tails, defrosted (my local chippy serves 6 per portion)
  • 4-6 tbsp cornflour or any starch
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 250g natural breadcrumbs
  • To serve
    • Tartar sauce
    • Chips
    • Lemon wedge

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  • Dry the tails on kitchen towel.
  • Toss in the cornflour, then in the beaten egg and finally the breadcrumbs.
  • Press well and chill until needed.
  • Heat the oil to 180C.
  • Drop 12 in and cook for 5-6 minutes, teun out and drain well on kitchen towel.
  • Let the oil get back to 180C and repeat with the second batch.
  • Drain well and season with a little salt.
  • Serve in a basket with chips, lemon wedge, sprig parsley and tartar sauce.

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