Prawn balls recipe

  • Serves 8
  • 10 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook, 30 mins to cool
  • 185 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Peel and wash prawns. Dry with a tea towel. Mince to a fine paste. Season with soy sauce, sesame seed oil, salt, sugar, pepper, egg white and corn flour. Stir in spring onions, coriander and water chestnuts. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Drop teaspoonfuls of mixture onto bread cubes. Form bread-coated balls. Deep-fry over low heat until golden. Serve with chilli sauce.

asian high tea

Recipe from The Asian Fish Cookbook, By Betty Saw, Published by Marshall Cavendish International. 

  • Ingredients

  • 600g prawns (shrimps), small to medium
  • 2tsp light soy sauce
  • 1tsp sesame seed oil
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 1/2tsp sugar
  • a dash of pepper
  • 1/2 egg white
  • 1tbsp corn flour (cornstarch)
  • 2 stalks of spring onions, finely chopped
  • 1 sprig of coriander leaves, chopped
  • 4 water chestnuts, peeled and unminced
  • 1 1/2 loaves of bread, 1-day old and cut into very small cubes
  • cooking oil for deep-frying
  • Energy 780kj 185kcal 9%
  • Fat 5g 7%
  • Saturates 1g 5%
  • Sugars 1g 1%
  • Salt 3.8g 63%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 17.4g Protein 19.5g Fibre 0.6g


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