Honey Walnut Prawns

Honey walnut prawns have the unusual combination of honey and walnut, resulting in exquisite taste, and making the dish a must-try This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Honey Walnut Prawns

Main Ingredients Honey, Walnuts
Cuisine Chinese
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Honey Walnut Prawns

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Honey
  • 8-10 Walnuts
  • 12-16 medium Prawns
  • 1 medium Green capsicum
  • 1 medium Yellow capsicum
  • 1 medium Red capsicum
  • 6-7 cloves Garlic
  • to taste Black peppercorns , crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Vinegar
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Cornflour
  • 3-4 tablespoons Oil
  • 2-3 Button chillies


  1. Cut the green, yellow and red capsicums into medium pieces and keep them in a bowl. Roughly chop garlic cloves and keep in a small bowl. Peel and devein the prawns and keep them in another bowl.
  2. Heat a non-stick pan.
  3. Take prawns in a mixing bowl, add crushed peppercorns, ½ teaspoon chilli flakes, ½ teaspoon soy sauce, vinegar, salt and cornflour and mix well.
  4. Pour oil into hot pan and when it is hot, add marinated prawns and shallow-fry till crisp and ¾ done. Drain on absorbent paper.
  5. Add garlic to the oil remaining in the wok and sauté till golden brown. Add button chillies, remaining chilli flakes, red capsicum, green capsicum and yellow capsicum and toss well.
  6. Add walnuts and toss well.
  7. Add 3-4 tablespoons water to the marinade remaining in the bowl, mix well and add to prawns mixture and mix well. Reduce heat, add remaining soy sauce, prawns, honey and a little salt and mix well.
  8. Switch off the heat, transfer into a serving bowl and serve immediately.