Prawn fritters / Croquette de crevette


These prawn fritters are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. They are best served with our homemade chilli garlic dipping sauce and are the perfect starter or finger food during parties!

prawn fritters / croquette de crevette

Servings 2 serves
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 250 g prawns clean and devein
  • 50 g plain flour for coating
  • pinch salt
  • pinch pepper
  • oil for frying

Croquette Batter

  • 100 g plain flour
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 65 ml soda water or water


Croquette Batter

  • In a large mixing bowl, add the plain flour, corn starch, salt and pepper then mix well to combine.
  • Pour the soda water to the dry mix then whisk until a smooth batter is obtained, and set aside for later.

Prawn Fritters

  • Clean and devein the prawns while leaving the tails on.
  • Season the prawns with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Gently coat the seasoned prawns in plain flour and shake off any excess flour.
  • Heat up some cooking oil to 190°C / 380°F then gently dip the floured prawns into the croquette batter and carefully drop in the hot oil.
  • Deep fry for about 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Take out the prawn fritters from the oil and let them cool down before serving.



Goes perfectly with our chilli garlic vinegar sauce!
Click here for the recipe!
Course: Entrée, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Mauritian
Keyword: Lactose free, Seafood

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