Coconut Crispy Prawns

Coconut Crispy Prawns

Depending on the size of the king prawns or gambas you can source plan 3-6 prawns per person! This recipe will work well with firm tofu for vegetarians.
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Course Main Course, starter
Cuisine Air Fryer
Servings 4


For The Prawns

  • 4 tbsp. plain flour
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 50 g panko breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp. shredded coconut
  • 12-15 king prawns peeled and deveined
  • Salt and pepper

For The Dipping Sauce

  • 4 tbsp. mayonnaise or crème fraiche
  • 1 tsp. Sriracha
  • 1 tbsp. Thai sweet chilli sauce


  • Preheat the air fryer to 200˚C.
  • In a shallow bowl, season flour with salt and pepper. In another shallow bowl, combine breadcrumbs and coconut. Place eggs in a third bowl.
  • Working with one hand, dip prawns in flour, then eggs, then coconut mixture.
  • Place prawns in the basket of the air fryer. Cook for 8-12 minutes, until the prawns are golden and cooked through. Work in batches if necessary.
  • In the meantime, in a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, Sriracha, and chilli sauce.
  • Serve the coconut crispy prawns with the dipping sauce and crispy cauliflowers florets.
Keyword Air Fryrer, prawn, seafood