Prawn burgers







Cook Time

15-20 Min


  • 12 large raw prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 100g/4oz fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons chilli sauce
  • plain flour for dusting
  • olive oil for frying
  • 75g/3oz mayonnaise
  • 1 spring onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon tomato ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 hamburger buns, halved
  • Flatten the prawns slightly to open out, and mix with the lemon juice.
  • Combine the sesame seeds, breadcrumbs and coriander on a sheet of baking parchment. Combine the egg and chilli sauce in a bowl. Dredge the prawns in the flour and shake off the excess. Dip in the egg and press firmly in the breadcrumbs. Put on a tray covered in baking parchment, cover and chill for 10 minutes.
  • Heat a little oil in a frying pan. Cook the prawns in batches over a medium heat for 2–3 minutes on each side. Remove and drain on kitchen paper.
  • Combine the mayonnaise, spring onion, tomato and Worcestershire sauces in a bowl.
  • Put the prawns in the burger buns, and serve with the sauce.
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