Cereal Prawn Recipe

Cereal Prawn Recipe

How To Make Cereal Prawn

Don’t mistake this for a breakfast dish. It’s a simple savory prawn recipe that has an addictive crunch with every spoonful.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 16prawns
  • 1egg
  • 1tbspflour
  • 1tbspcornstarch
  • ½cup original flavour instant cereal drink
  • 1tspchicken powder
  • 1tbspsugar
  • 1tbspmilk powder
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1tspsalt
  • 1tsppepper
  • 5bird-eye chillissliced
  • 40curry leaves


  1. Remove the outer shells and legs from prawns, devein, then set aside in a bowl.

  2. Cover the prawns with beaten egg, flour, and cornstarch, then stir using a set of chopsticks ensuring to coat each prawn.

  3. Heat oil in a wok over medium heat, then once it comes up to temperature fry prawns in batches of five for two minutes. Repeat until all prawns are cooked, then set aside.

  4. In a bowl, add original flavour instant cereal drink, chicken powder, sugar and milk powder, then stir to combine.

  5. In a large frying pan, melt butter then add chilli and curry leaves, frying until butter starts to bubble.

  6. Add the prawns to the pan and give a quick stir to coat in butter, then quickly add the dry cereal ingredients and continue to stir until the prawns are fully coated.

  7. Serve prawns on a plate with all the cereal crumbs.

  8. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 1909.91kcal
  • Fat: 187.57g
  • Saturated Fat: 117.69g
  • Trans Fat: 7.45g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 48.68g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.81g
  • Carbohydrates: 58.26g
  • Fiber: 8.58g
  • Sugar: 12.70g
  • Protein: 14.50g
  • Cholesterol: 560.77mg
  • Sodium: 894.22mg
  • Calcium: 168.12mg
  • Potassium: 471.24mg
  • Iron: 5.02mg
  • Vitamin A: 1634.03µg
  • Vitamin C: 83.80mg
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