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.
44,9554.6/5 for 17 ratings
Grade this recipe:

Last modified on: July 27th 2014

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
21 min.13 min.34 min.
Keeping: Once cooked, these should be eaten right away.
At what time?
  • When will I finish if I start the recipe at a certain time?
    When should I start for the recipe to be ready at a certain time?
Work this out...

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 15 min.
Crispy prawn rolls : Photo of step #1
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 : Photo of step #2
Fry the onion in 1 tablespoon olive oil for a minute, then salt and pepper.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Crispy prawn rolls : Photo of step #3
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 : Photo of step #4
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 : Photo of step #5
Shell 300 g prawns and cut into chunks.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Crispy prawn rolls : Photo of step #6
Fry the prawn chunks in 30 g butter until golden brown.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Crispy prawn rolls : Photo of step #7
When nicely browned, add the carrots and courgettes and mix.

Check seasoning.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Crispy prawn rolls : Photo of step #8
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 : Photo of step #9
...and roll up or fold into a neat little parcel.

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

Stage 11
Crispy prawn rolls : Photo of step #11
Serve 2 rolls per person as a main course, or 1 as a starter.

Remarks

You can use other seafood instead of the prawns (scallops, scampi, etc.).

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,183 Kcal or 4,953 Kj61 gr65 gr76 gr
59 %23 %6 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
147 Kcal or 615 Kj8 gr8 gr9 gr
7 %3 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
296 Kcal or 1,239 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).

How much will it cost?

Note : These prices are only approximate

Change currency:

Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
PrawnsPrawns: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Quick prawn curry, Spicy seafood plancha, Curried prawn risotto, Seafood sauerkraut, Vietnamese prawns, ... All
CourgetteCourgette: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Springtime mixed salad, Red rice pannequets, Vegetable tartare, Italian style gratin, Couscous, ... All
CarrotCarrot: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Vegetable rosette tart, Tahitian style fish, Confit of carrots with bacon, Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetables , Chinese Soup, ... All
Spring onion (scallion)Spring onion (scallion): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Corn salad with croutons, Warm cauliflower salad with two cheeses, Sautéd mushrooms with spring onions and cured ham, Tagliatelle with cockles, Lebanese Tabbouleh, ... All

Other recipes you may also like

[Pâté de campagne]
Pâté de campagne
Here is a personal version of the famous country pâté. It's an interesting recipe to prepare in large quantities because it keeps well and freezes easily. The secret of a good pâté is of course the ingredients, but also how it is cooked.
110,094 23.7/5 for 3 ratings 7 hours 54 min.
[Pear tart with almond cream]
Pear tart with almond cream
This is a very quick and easy tart to make, as everything (or almost) can be done in advance. A piece of sweetcrust pastry, some almond cream and pears? You have "everything you need".
74,2394.2/5 for 19 ratings 1 hour 14 min.
[Finger biscuits]
Finger biscuits
These small biscuits, that look a bit like savoy biscuits, are delicious alone or with Champagne, but are also the base for charlottes or Tiramisu.
104,5655/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour
[Macarons (the original French macaroons) ]
Macarons (the original French macaroons)
This recipe really is "of the moment": the success of these small, highly-coloured cakes, in an infinite variety of flavours, is impressive. It's a recipe which needs some care, in order to produce a result worthy of a professional pastrychef. No problem, I will guide you through the recipe,...
253,597 714.7/5 for 44 ratings 2 hours 38 min.
[Bouquet garni]
Bouquet garni
Used very frequently in French cuisine, a secret of French chefs, it adds flavour to a lot of recipes, and it's easy to prepare. The basic principle is to make a small bundle of herbs, bind them in green leek leaves and to tie it up, so that the whole thing can be removed and discarded easily after...
73,5463.5/5 for 2 ratings 12 min.

News list of cooking-ez.com

Sign up to receive the latest recipes (next batch due to be sent on 2020-03-01)

I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.

Post your comment or question

I am not a leaving thing

Follow this recipe

If you are interested in this recipe, you can "follow" it, by entering your email address here. You will then receive a notification immediately each time the recipe is modified or a new comment is added. Please note that you will need to confirm this following.
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.
Alternatively: you can subscribe to the mailing list of cooling-ez.com , you will receive a e-mail for each new recipe published on the site.

Back to top of page