Spiced Prawns With Coriander Mayonnaise Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 White breadcrumbs4 1⁄2 Ounce (125 Gram)
 Chili powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cumin seeds3 Teaspoon, lightly crushed
 Lime1 , zested and juiced (Plus Wedges To Serve)
 Prawns20 Large, shells off but tails still on
 Seasoned flour2 Tablespoon
 Egg1 , beaten
 Vegetable oil/Groundnut oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying)
 Mayonnaise3 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1752 Calories from Fat 1179

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 133 g204.7%

Saturated Fat 18.3 g91.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1298.1 mg

Sodium 2626.3 mg109.4%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.1%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 120 g239.2%

Vitamin A 5.9% Vitamin C 4.5%

Calcium 9.5% Iron 24.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Gently mix in lime juice and coriander in to the mayonnaise and chill till serving.

2. In a bowl, mix the cumin, chilli powder, crushed chillies according to taste, and lime zest.
3. When the spices are mixed, add in breadcrumbs, salt and pepper.
4. Spread the mixture over a plate and toss the prawns in the crumbs.
5. Ensure that the prawns are coated and then shake off all excess. Leave them aside on a plate to chill
6. In a deep frying pan, heat a few centimeters of oil. The oil is hot if a few crumbs dropped into the oil cause a sizzle.
7. Tip in the prawns gently in batches. Fry for two minutes and remove when golden brown.
8. Let drain on kitchen paper and serve immediately

9. Serve with the prepared chilled mayonnaise, lime wedges and coriander leaves sprinkled on top of a warm plate