Crab-Topped Prawns

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by OzMan

This is one of my adopted recipe's and I have made some adjustments and changes with the cooking method, I am hoping that you will enjoy this! :)

Top Review by bratty

This was quite good. I would honestly give this more than 5 stars if I could. I made as directed, except I also added some minced garlic when I sauted the green onion. And I garnished with chopped cilantro as well. Very easy to put together recipe. This is so filing it would be great as a main dish as well as an appy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Thaw prawns, if frozen.
  2. To shell fresh or thawed prawns, open each shell lengthwise down the body.
  3. Hold the prawns in one hand and carefully peel back the shell starting with the head end.
  4. Gently pull on the tail portion of the shell to remove the entire shell.
  5. Butterfly prawns by cutting down the back almost but not all the way through; remove vein.
  6. Repeat with remaining prawns.
  7. Set aside.
  8. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
  9. In a small pan, saute green onion in the butter, stir in lemon juice and bottled hot sauce.
  10. Toss with flaked crab meat and panko bread crumbs.
  11. Spread prawns open, making sure to have a nice pocket to fill.
  12. Stuff prawns equally with the crab/breadcrumb mixture.
  13. Place in oven and bake 12-15 minutes or until prawns are done, cooking time will vary depending on size of prawns.
  14. Serve with fresh lemon wedges.

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