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Honey prawns

Honey prawns


These crispy prawns taste delicious with a sweet honey sauce and a sprinkling of sesame seeds.

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 35



  • 3/4 cup self-raising flour

  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 egg

  • Canola oil, for deep-frying

  • 1/2 cup cornflour

  • 1kg green prawns, peeled, deveined, tails left intact

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

  • 1/3 cup honey

  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted (see note)

  • Steamed SunRice Brown Medium Grain Rice, to serve


  • 01

    Sift flour and pepper into a large bowl. Stir in salt. Using a fork, beat 1 cup water and egg in a jug until well combined. Pour into flour, stirring to form a smooth batter.

  • 02

    Half-fill a saucepan with oil. Heat over medium-high heat. Place cornflour in a shallow dish. Lightly coat prawns in cornflour, shaking off excess. Holding by the tail, dip prawns, 1 at a time, into batter to coat. Carefully drop prawns, 4 or 5 at a time, in hot oil. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until golden. Transfer to a wire rack. Repeat with remaining prawns and batter.

  • 03

    Combine oil and honey in a frying pan over medium-low heat. Add prawns. Toss until well coated. Spoon onto plates. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve with rice.



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