King Prawns with a spicy tomato sauce

Another great recipe making the most of our delicious FloGro Fresh King Prawns!

Spicy Tomato sauce King Prawns


To serve 4:

  • 16 FloGro Fresh King Prawns
  • 100ml Water
  • 60ml Olive Oil
  • 1 Medium onion, chopped
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, chopped
  • 100g Nduja (or similar soft spicy sausage)
  • ½ tsp Smoked Paprika
  • ½ tsp Sugar
  • 400ml Passatta
  • 100g Plan Flour, seasoned with salt & pepper
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
    75g Panko breadcrumbs


  1. Remove the heads and shells from the prawns and place in a pan, along with the water and olive oil.
  2. Bring to a boil and simmer for about 15 minutes, mashing the prawn shells and heads once or twice during the simmering.
  3. Strain the liquid from the prawn shells into a frying pan. Boil this liquid to evaporate off most of the the water, then add the onion, garlic, paprika, sugar and nduja.
  4. Simmer gently for 20 to 30 mins, breaking up the nduja into the sauce.
  5. Blitz the sauce carefully using a hand blender and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  6. Now devein the prawns and cover them by dragging them through the seasoned flour, then the beaten egg and finally through the breadcrumbs.
  7. Fry, in 2 or 3 batches, in a deep fat fryer at 170°C, for about 2 minutes.
  8. Serve 4 prawns per person on a plate along with the dipping sauce and a wedge of lemon.