Pan-Fried King Prawns with Thai Dipping Sauce Recipe

(90 ratings)

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Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories141 Kcal7%
Fat3 g4%
Saturated Fat0.5 g3%


  1. Place the fish sauce, vinegar and caster sugar in a saucepan with 130ml (4½fl oz) water, and bring gently just to boiling point. Allow to cool and stir in lime juice.

  2. Heat a frying pan and add the oil. When hot, add the prawns and toss gently for 2 to 3 minutes, until they are completely pink. Dish on to a large plate and scatter with the mint leaves and some sea salt. Serve with the dipping sauce on the side, and cocktail sticks, so that guests can help themselves.


  • 3tbsp Thai fish sauce
  • 3tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2tbsp caster sugar
  • 2tbsp lime juice
  • 1tbsp sunflower oil
  • 400g (14oz) raw king prawns
  • mint leaves, to serve
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