Prawn Toast

A spicy blend of prawns with aromatics spread on bread toasts and shallow fried and served with salad. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Prawn Toast

Main Ingredients Prawns (medium), White bread slices
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Prawn Toast

  • 15-18 Prawns (medium) shelled and deveined
  • 8 White bread slices
  • 1 teaspoon Fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Leeks finely chopped
  • 2 Spring onions with greens finely chopped
  • 1 inch stalk Celery finely chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste White pepper powder
  • ½ inch Ginger finely chopped
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1 tablespoon Egg whites
  • Onion seeds (kalonji) for sprinkling
  • to shallow fry Oil
  • 1 medium Cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon Fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon White wine vinegar
  • to taste White pepper powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Mustard paste
  • 1 tablespoon Honey


  1. Preheat oven to 150º C. Place bread slices and toast till golden brown.
  2. Blend together prawns, fish sauce, soy sauce, leeks, spring onions, celery, salt, pepper powder and ginger. Roughly chop green chillies and add along with egg white and blend till smooth. Transfer the mixture into a bowl.
  3. Spread ground mixture on the toasted bread slices, sprinkle onions seeds over them.
  4. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, place the toasts in the pan with the prawn side facing down and shallow-fry till crisp and brown. Flip and fry on the other side.
  5. To make salad, peel and slice cucumber and put into another bowl. Add fish sauce, white wine, pepper powder, salt, mustard paste and honey and mix well.
  6. Cut the prawn toasts into triangles, arrange them on a serving plate and serve with salad.