Sizzling Fried Prawns

Sizzling Fried Prawns

Prep:30 min
Inactive Prep:
Cook:10 min
YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 box kataifi (shredded phyllo dough)
  • 16 to 20 prawns, tails removed and deveined (about 1 pound)
  • 2 cups grapeseed oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 tortillas
  • 1/2 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1 bunch scallions, sliced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, sliced
Put the flour in a bowl. Lightly beat the egg in a separate bowl. Put the kataifi on a plate and separate it into 4-inch strands. Dredge the prawns in the flour, then dip in the egg and roll in the kataifi.

Heat the grapeseed oil in a pot over medium-high heat. Gently add the prawns and cook until light golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Drainon paper towels. Season with salt and pepper.

Warm the tortillas, one at a time, in a separate pan over medium heat until pliable.

To serve, place 4 to 5 prawns on each tortilla and top with the cabbage, scallions and jalapenos.

This recipe was provided by a professional chef or restaurant and may have been scaled down from a bulk recipe. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.

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