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Fried Prawn Wanton

Fried Prawn Wanton. My-My! Such a fab kinda crunch and munch right? I know. Fried stuffs especially on the whole? You tell me. In fact, when these wanton skin parcel filled with prawns came out from my wok, a few actually went missing immediately. Not anywhere far, but our tummy tucking actually. By themselves, or when dipped into chilli sauce prior to having a ball of a time and as many as we want till all the fried prawn wanton are over and done, perhaps within a short while, what a delight. How do we make these prawn wantons? I think I have already alerted you. In fact in my previous recipes as well (Hong Kong Wonton Noodle Soup & Chicken Wanton Soup) and this latest variety is sort of the cousin of the previous Fried Shrimp Wanton. Only that, the tedious thing for me when prawns are a concern (Mee Goreng Udang, Hokkien Hae MeeMongolian Prawns, Goan Prawn Curry, Butter Prawns & Prawn Coconut Milk)? The peeling and cleaning, especially the time taken pulling out the veins. Otherwise, all is fine with prawns though I must say we are not the biggest fans of prawns (Sichuan Prawns & Chinese Prawn Fritters). Of course, there is always the once a while and these Fried Prawn Wanton, trust me, are super yummy, super crunchy and super beautifully plated up. 

8 wanton skin
10 medium size prawns - de-vein, remove shells and chop
1/2 carrot - remove skin and chop/thinly sliced
3 sprigs kucai/chives - slice thinly
1 sprig spring onion - chop
1/2 tbsp ginger paste
1 tsp cornflour
Pepper and salt for taste
Oil for frying

Combine/mix all ingredients together except for oil.
Divide equally into 8 portions.
Place in the centre of each wanton skin
Bring the corners of the skin together and nicely tuck/press together ( how to at chicken wanton)
Fry in batches and serve with chilli sauce.


  1. I have had only had steamed wanton not yet tried this..

  2. These wanton looks absolutely amazing. I am hungry now. I have to make it soon. Thanks for sharing this recipe. And I must say you have a beautiful blog with great content. :)

  3. I love prawn wantons bt they are so expensive here.. Thanks fr the recipe :)

  4. Looks really yum, Nava. And the presentation is awesome! I love prawns and fried wontons and the combination of these two definitely takes it to another level!

  5. delicious crunchy wontons. love to grab this

  6. oh I have never had prawns :( and we dont cook it at home :( but I have heard praws are yummy

  7. Hi Nava, your prawn wanton look so crispy. Nice presentation. Love this appetizer, hard to stop eating. :))

    Have a nice week ahead,regards.

  8. I too felt like many times when I'm writing the intro..... the recipe is new to me and a good one for me to try ....this looks so delicious and yummy :)

  9. Beautiful plating, Nava! I can never resist some nice deep-fried wontons.

  10. looks yummilicious dear . nice clicks

  11. This recipe looks extremely delicious Navaneetham! :)

  12. Sounds like something I would love to have!

  13. Definitely agree with you! Some days I'm filled with inspiration of what to write, but most days I just sit there in front of the screen wondering what to write.....once you get past the first couple of lines it seems to start flowing though! Your fried wontons look super delicious! Just the pictures are enough haha :P

  14. Your wantons look better than the ones in the store, great photos :D

    Choc Chip Uru

  15. Hi Nava, totally agree with you. The first few lines of the intro to a new post doesn't come smoothly if the writing mood mode is not on. Wow, Nava, I must salute you for trying out this fried prawn wanton! You seem to be very good in Chinese cooking too. This version of your fried wanton is so crispy and addictive too. Besides serving as a side dish, I can snack on it too! Thanks for sharing and warmest regards :)

  16. it is looking very beautiful recipe :)

  17. i feel like to grab that whole plate :)

  18. Love wontons!! These look so amazing!

  19. Awesomely delicious and inviting it is Navaneetham...

  20. u r the best...If people talk let them :)
    When it comes to writing...I just can't pen down...however love to read.
    Wontons look amazing and well clicked....

  21. I have it regular here n so much loving yours...perfect

  22. Looks so perfect!Love these crunchy wantons...


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