Crispy Herbed Prawns with Lime Mayonnaise

By December 4, 2020Christmas Table, Seafood

Who doesn’t enjoy a crispy tasty prawn, these little beauties are so moreish, dip them into the lime mayo then drizzle with a little lime juice

Enjoy! Merry Christmas



Prep time

5 Minutes

Cooking time

5 Minutes


  • 6 green king prawns
  • 1 tablespoon oil (I used garlic infused oil)
  • 3 tablespoons Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon chopped dill
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives or parsley
  • salt & pepper  
  • wedge of lime

Lime Mayonnaise

  • ¼ cup whole egg mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1½ teaspoons lime juice
  • ¼ teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard


  • Peeled & devein prawns leaving tails intact
  • With a sharp knife, carefully cut the back of the prawn from top to tail until almost through. Remove the vein, open up and press the prawn flat with the palm of your hand to butterfly
  • In a bowl combine the breadcrumbs, salt, and pepper with the chopped herbs
  • Place the prawns in a seperate bowl with the oil, stir to coat prawns evenly with the oil
  • Dip the oiled prawns into the crumbed mixture coating each prawn evenly, gently press the crumbs into the prawns, and set aside
  • Meanwhile, make the mayonnaise by combining all ingredients together
  • Heat a griddle pan to medium-high heat, spray with a little oil, cook the prawns for 2-3 minutes on each side or until crispy and golden
  • Place the prawns onto a serving plate with the lime mayonnaise and a drizzle of lime juice
  • Serve and Enjoy! 

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