Spicy Baked Prawns

spicy baked prawns

Spicy Baked Prawns

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Serve as a starter or as a main course for 2 people.
Servings: 2
Calories: 538


  • 2 dozen raw large prawns unpeeled
  • 4 tbsps butter or margarine
  • 1 small red pepper seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 spring onions finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 2 tsps dry sherry
  • 1 tsp Worcester sauce
  • 4 oz cooked crab meat
  • 6 tbsps fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsps mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 small egg beaten
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • Paprika


  • Remove all of the prawn shells except for the very tail ends.
  • Remove the black veins on the rounded sides.
  • Cut the prawn down the length of the curved side and press each one open.
  • Melt half of the butter or margarine in a small pan and cook the pepper to soften, about 3 minutes. Add the spring onions and cook a further 2 minutes.
  • Combine the peppers with the mustard, sherry, Worcester sauce, crab meat, breadcrumbs, parsley and mayonnaise. Add seasoning and enough egg to bind
  • Spoon the stuffing onto the prawns and sprinkle with the parmesan cheese and paprika. Melt the remaining butter or margarine and drizzle over the prawns.
  • Bake in a pre-heated 180C (350F) GAS 4 OVEN FOR ABOUT 10 MINUTES. Serve immediately
Calories: 538 kcal
Carbohydrates: 30 g
Protein: 25 g
Fat: 38g
Saturated Fat: 17 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 273 mg
Sodium: 1056 mg
Potassium: 451 mg
Fiber: 5 g
Sugar: 5 g
Vitamin A: 3083 IU
Vitamin C: 89 mg
Calcium: 123 mg
Iron: 4 mg
Ingredients Fish & Seafood, Prawn
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