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Butter Poached Prawns with Prawn Vinaigrette

Serves 4
  • Steps
  • Ingredients


For the prawn oil

  • Heat 100 ml oil in frypan with prawns shells and cook for 7-8 minutes until deep red colour. Strain oil and set aside to cool.
  • Heat frying oil over high heat and add rice. Cook until crispy, drain will and place on kitchen paper to drain.

For the vinaigrette

  • Whisk ½ lime juice and palm sugar into prawn oil. Set aside.
  • Deseed chillies and slice thinly and place in ice water.
  • In a bowl, dress cucumber with a splash of the vinaigrette and season with salt.

For the mayonnaise

  • Place egg, remaining lime juice and zest into a small food processor and blitz to combine. Add 125 ml grape seed oil in a thin stream until thickened and emulsified. Season and set aside.
  • Gently melt butter over low heat without browning. Slice prawns thinly and cook in butter until just opaque.
  • Arrange prawns on plate with rolled cucumber and dollops of mayo. Garnish with chives, chilli. Garnish with chilli, chives, puffed rice and coconut and drizzle with remaining vinaigrette.

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