Go Back
+ servings

Satay Prawns Recipe (Prawns/Shrimps with Spicy Peanut Sauce)

Satay Prawns (Prawns with Spicy Peanut Sauce) recipe - Get some medium size shrimps with the head and shell on, coat them with some corn flour, deep fried to golden crunchiness, and then toss them lightly with the spicy satay sauce/peanut sauce in the wok. That’s it. It’s that simple!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Malaysian
Keyword Satay Prawns
Servings 4 people
Calories 88 kcal


  • 1/2 pound head-on & shell-on medium size shrimps, deveined
  • 3 tablespoons peanut sauce (click here for the recipe)
  • Some corn starch to lightly coat the shrimps
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1 garlic, finely chopped
  • 3-5 bird's eye chilies, lightly crushed with a cleaver - Optional


  1. Lightly coat the shrimps with corn starch and deep fry them until golden and well done. Dish out and set aside on a plate with paper towels (to absorb the excess oil).
  2. Heat up a wok and saute the garlic until light brown. Add in the satay peanut sauce and stir a few times. Toss in the fried shrimps and blend them well with the satay peanute sauce. Dish out and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

For my Chicken Satay Recipe, please click here.

Nutrition Facts
Satay Prawns Recipe (Prawns/Shrimps with Spicy Peanut Sauce)
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 88 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Cholesterol 142mg47%
Sodium 597mg26%
Potassium 45mg1%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Vitamin C 8mg10%
Calcium 82mg8%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.