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Crispy Butterflied Prawns Recipe

Butterfly prawns are a popular starter option enjoyed with most international cuisines, Chinese and British included.

Are you a seafood lover and want a quick starter to pull out at your next friday night in ? Check out this recipe below.


  • Prawn cutlets, butterflied
  • Eggs 5 x
  • Bread crumbs, Panko 500 g
  • Flour, plain 200 g
  • Milk, fresh 800 ml


  1. Clean and butterfly the prawns.
  2. Whisk the eggs with the milk and place into a bowl, in a separate bowl place the flour and the bread crumbs in another.
  3. Firstly dip the prawns into the flour, shake off the excess and dip into the egg mix, finally place into the breadcrumbs.
  4. Preheat the deep fryer (180 degrees Celsius) and cook the prawn cutlets until golden brown.

For the sauce

  1. Combine Mayonnaise and Sweet Chilli Sauce.
  2. Arrange the prawns on a plate and place the sweet chilli mayonnaise into a side dish.
  3. Garnish with the coriander.


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