Honey king prawns (served with steamed rice) *



Green Queensland king prawns | 500 g
Honey | 2 tablespoons
Lemon juice | 1 tablespoon
Sesame seeds | 1 cup + extra
Cornflour | ½ cup
SR flour | 1 cup
Salt | 1 pinch
Egg | 1 lightly beaten
Water | 300 mls
Cooking oil


  1. Prepare the rice, as per our steamed rice recipe above and allow to cook.
  2. Devein the prawns and set aside.
  3. Combine the cornflour, SR flour and salt into a bowl.  Stir in the egg and water and mix together to make a smooth batter.
  4. Heat the oil in a pan.  To test that the oil is hot enough, drop a square of bread into the hot oil, if it rises to the surface and browns it is ready.
  5. Dip the prawns into the batter and fry in the hot oil.  Remove and drain on papertowel.
  6. Heat the honey and lemon in a pan.  Take care not to allow the honey mixture to burn!
  7. Sprinkle sesame seeds onto a plate.
  8. Roll the prawns in the hot honey mixture.  Place on the sesame seeds and sprinkle the top of the prawns with additional sesame seeds.

Serve with steamed rice.

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