Crispy prawn rolls

Crispy prawn rolls
The prawns are fried, then mixed with finely diced carrots and courgettes before being rolled up in a sheet of brik or filo pastry.
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Last modified on: July 27th 2014

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Stage 1 - 15 min.
Crispy prawn rolls
Prepare 150 g courgette and dice very small (to French chefs, this is a "Brunoise").

Prepare 150 g carrot and dice very small.

Prepare 50 g spring onion (scallion) and chop finely.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
Crispy prawn rolls
Fry the onion in 1 tablespoon olive oil for a minute, then salt and pepper.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Crispy prawn rolls
Using the same frying pan, pour in 2 tablespoons olive oil and when hot, add the carrots.

Cook for 2 or 3 minutes.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Crispy prawn rolls
Add the courgettes and cook for a further 1 or 2 minutes.

Salt and pepper at the end.

Set aside.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Crispy prawn rolls
Shell 300 g prawns and cut into chunks.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Crispy prawn rolls
Fry the prawn chunks in 30 g butter until golden brown.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Crispy prawn rolls
When nicely browned, add the carrots and courgettes and mix.

Check seasoning.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Crispy prawn rolls
Lay a sheet of brik or filo on the work surface, put a small amount of filling towards the edge nearest you...

Stage 9
Crispy prawn rolls
...and roll up or fold into a neat little parcel.

Stage 10 - 3 min.
Crispy prawn rolls
Fry the rolls in a little oil until browned on each side.

Stage 11
Crispy prawn rolls
Serve 2 rolls per person as a main course, or 1 as a starter.
You can use other seafood instead of the prawns (scallops, scampi, etc.).
Once cooked, these should be eaten right away.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,179 Kcal or 4,936 Kj61 gr65 gr76 gr
59 %24 %6 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
146 Kcal or 611 Kj8 gr8 gr9 gr
7 %3 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
295 Kcal or 1,235 Kj15 gr16 gr19 gr
15 %6 %2 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Crustaceans, Milk, Gluten
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.75 €
  • Per person : 0.94 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
PrawnsPrawns: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Paella, Spicy seafood plancha, Prawn salad with a crunch, Quick prawn curry, Curried prawn risotto, ... All
CourgetteCourgette: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pollack fillet baked with rice and vegetables., "Au vert" beef, Vegetable tartare, Vegetable clafoutis, Green hummus, ... All
CarrotCarrot: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Salmon marinated like herring, Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup, Provençal braised carrots, Breton style shellfish and vegetable soup, Vegetable clafoutis, ... All
Spring onion (scallion)Spring onion (scallion): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: How to prepare a spring onion, Sautéd mushrooms with spring onions and cured ham, Tartine du pêcheur , Langres-style spinach, Colcannon, ... All
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