Submit Recipe
Privacy Policy
Submission Rules
Tips and Hints
Herbs and Spices
Cooking Terms
International Links
Message Board




Prawn Soup
500g white prawns
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 tsp. Cornflour
1/2 small cucumber, deseeded and grated
2 tsp. butter
1 egg
3 cups water


Clean prawns, remove vein, wash well and mix with cornflour.

In a large pan put the heads and the shells of the prawns and wash well and add the water, salt and bring to a boil. Let simmer for 10 minutes. Strain the prawn stock and leave aside.

In a pan melt butter, fry the garlic over a low heat add the prawns and fry for 2 minutes.

Add the stock and grated cucumber, bring to a boil and let it simmer for 10 minutes.

Finally beat in the egg and beat vigorously for 2 minutes.

Serve at once.

For a variation add 2 Tbls. of sweet corn to the soup before the egg is added.

Preparation Time: 1 hour Serves: 4
Recipe Origin: Sri Lanka
Submitted by:

Sri Lanka
This recipe has been viewed