Sesame prawns without the Toast

Sesame prawns without the Toast

A little on the fiddly side, but they make a great finger food or a healthy alternative to nuggets. Serve with the Chinese style greens as a main meal.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 20 patties


  • light olive oil for frying
  • 450 g prawns
  • 1 red chilli deseeded and chopped (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 2 spring onions trimmed and roughly chopped
  • 1 egg white for egg free use link at bottom of page
  • 2 tsp tamari (wheat free soy sauce)
  • sesame seeds to coat


  • In a food processor, put the chilli, spring onion and garlic. Pulse until finely chopped.
  • Add the prawns and all the other ingredients apart from the sesame seeds and olive oil. Blend until a paste is formed.
  • Put a layer of sesames in a bowl. Using two teaspoons, spoon teaspoons of mixture onto the sesames.
  • Using the spoons again, turn them over to coat the other side.
  • Repeat until all the mixture is used.
  • Heat the oil to 170 degrees or until a sesame bubbles when dropped in.
  • Fry the patties for a a few minutes each side until firm, cooked all the way through and golden brown. Blot on kitchen towel and keep warm until serving.
  • Serve with Asian Slaw or Chinese style greens (recipes below)


These will freeze and cook from frozen in the oven 180 fan for 10-12 minutes.
Here is the link for Asian Slaw
Here is the link for Chinese style greens
For egg free version use half of this recipe here

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