Prawn Cake with Plum Sauce

Enjoy this quick and easy seafood recipe by Phol Tantasathien from Home Cooked: Thailand

Ease of Cooking

Method of Cooking
Deep fry

Prep Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

4 servings


  • 340 + 85 grams Prawn, peeled and divided
  • 85 grams Pork Fat
  • 1 teaspoon White Peppercorns
  • 4 pieces of Coriander Roots
  • 2 Cloves Garlics
  • 1 teaspoon Soy Sauce
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ Cup Flour
  • 2 Cup Breadcumbs
  • Rice Bran Oil for Deep Fry
  • Sweet Plum Sauce to Serve
  • 1 tablespoon Corn Flour


  1. Mixed corn flour with prawn, rest for 5 minutes, then rinse and pat dry.
  2. Ground pepper, coriander root and garlic into paste, and coarsely chop 85 grams of prawn, set aside.
  3. Mix pork fat, 340 grams of prawns, soy sauce, sesame oil and paste in food processor until incorporated.
  4. Add coarsely chopped prawn and mix well
  5. Wet hand and roll prawn cake mixture into 1½ inch balls.
  6. Roll prawn cake mixture with flour, beaten egg and breadcrumb, accordingly.
  7. Heat oil at 160 c, deep fry prawn cakes for 2-3 minutes, serve with sweet plum sauce.

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