Sesame Prawn Toasts

By The Weekly  

February 13, 2018

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These prawn toasts are coated with fragrant sesame for a yummy snack anytime of the day. You can also serve them up as finger food for parties and celebrations.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yields: 12


200 g peeled green prawns, tails removed

1 rasher rindless bacon, roughly chopped

1 green onion, finely chopped

1 tbsp chopped coriander

1 tsp grated ginger

1 clove garlic, crushed

6 slices wholemeal bread, crusts removed, halved diagonally

ยผ cup sesame seeds

Vegetable oil, for shallow frying


1In a food processor, combine prawns, bacon, onion, coriander, ginger and garlic. Process until finely chopped.

2Spread prawn mixture onto each piece of bread. Dip into sesame seeds to coat.

3In a wok, heat enough oil to 170 C to shallow-fry, until a small cube of bread sizzles when added.

4Working in 2 batches of 3, lower bread into oil, prawn-side-down. Cook 30 secs, each side. Drain on paper towel.

Text & Photo: John Paul Urizar/