Pan-Fried King Prawns with Thai Dipping Sauce Recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Prep: 15 min
Cooking: 10 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 141 kCal 7%
Fat 3g 4%
  -  Saturates 0.5g 3%


  • 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


  • 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.

  • 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.

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