Prawn kunafa

Recipe from Sudqi Naddaf, executive chef at Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates.

    Nutrition per serving


      • 2 eggs
      • 50g cornstarch
      • 10g salt
      • 10g white pepper
      • 15g cajun spice
      • 1 tbsp lemon juice
      • 80ml water
      • 16 prawns
      • 500g kunafa sheets (available at leading supermarkets)
      • Toothpick or wooden skewers
      • Sweet chilli sauce
      • Cherry tomatoes, to garnish


      1. Mix the egg, cornstarch, salt, pepper, cajun spice and lemon juice and then add the water to make a thick batter

      2. Dip the prawns in the batter and set aside for an hour.

      3. Separate the kunafa sheets and keep aside.

      4. Spear the toothpick through each prawn; wrap each one with a kunafa sheet until it is covered, then fry in hot oil, until golden brown.

      5. Garnish with cherry tomatoes and serve with sweet chilli sauce