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Honey Prawns

Published Wednesday, 10 November, 2010 by tae

Everyone will want one.



  • 16 raw prawns (the bigger the better)
  • Cornflour (for dusting)
  • Oil (to fry) - I used sunflower seed oil..
  • 3 egg whites (lightly beaten)
  • 2 tbls extra cornflour
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tbls extra oil
  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 2 tbls sesame seeds


1. Peel and devein the prawns, but leave the tails intact

2. Dust the prawns with the cornflour and put aside

3. Fill the base of a wok with oil and heat it up.

4. Beat the egg whites in a bowl until soft peaks form, add the cornflour and a pinch of salt and gently wisked until it combines into a batter.

5. Using the intact tail as a handle, dip the prawns into the batter until they are red and golden, then put them aside on paper towel.

6. Heat the extra oil and honey over medium heat for 2-3 mins until it bubbles.

7. Place the prawns on a servng plate and pour over the honey mixture, and sprinkle with the sesame seeds ( be very liberal with the seeds).

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