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Cereal Prawns

Nothing can compare to experiencing Singapore in real life — but this recipe for Cereal Prawns gets you pretty close.

September 14, 2020

Under 30 minutes

Cereal Prawns

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 16 prawns
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ½ cup original flavour instant cereal drink (60 g)
  • 1 teaspoon chicken powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk powder
  • ½ cup butter (50 g)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 5 bird-eye chillis, sliced
  • 40 curry leaves

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 329
  • Fat 26g
  • Carbs 8g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Protein 15g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

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  1. Remove the outer shells and legs from prawns, devein, then set aside in a bowl.
  2. Cover the prawns with beaten egg, flour, and cornstarch, then stir using a set of chopsticks ensuring to coat each prawn.
  3. Heat oil in a wok over medium heat, then once it comes up to temperature fry prawns in batches of five for two minutes. Repeat until all prawns are cooked, then set aside.
  4. In a bowl, add original flavour instant cereal drink, chicken powder, sugar and milk powder, then stir to combine.
  5. In a large frying pan, melt butter then add chilli and curry leaves, frying until butter starts to bubble.
  6. Add the prawns to the pan and give a quick stir to coat in butter, then quickly add the dry cereal ingredients and continue to stir until the prawns are fully coated.
  7. Serve prawns on a plate with all the cereal crumbs.
  8. Enjoy!
Cereal Prawns