Sesame Prawn / Shrimp Toast

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by English_Rose

Especially handy at drinks parties, these crunchy-topped toasts are great served with a sweet chilli sauce.

Top Review by Lucky Chef

excellent flavor...only changes I made was I did not add corn flour/cornstarch and I used a whole egg instead of an egg white. I cooked them in vegetable oil also. Quite tasty and quick

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 300 g raw prawns, shells removed, deveined and finey chopped
  • 1 piece fresh gingerroot, grated (2cm)
  • 1 large spring onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • 1 dash sesame oil
  • 1 dash dark soy sauce
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 6 slices brown bread, toasted
  • 5 tablespoons white sesame seeds
  • 500 ml peanut oil (for deep frying)


  1. Mix the prawns with the ginger, spring onion, egg white, cornflour, sesame oil, soy sauce and salt.
  2. Spread one side of each slice of bread with the prawn mixture, and dip the filling side into sesame seeds.
  3. Deep fry the toast in hot oil, over a moderate heat - filling side up until golden brown - about 3-5 minutes.
  4. Drain on absorbent paper and serve straight away.

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