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Prawn Puffs Recipe

Prawn Puffs Recipe

Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Oven temperature: 200°C (400°F) Gas Mark 6
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Seafood
Servings 6
Calories 562 kcal


  • 2½ oz (65 g) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon dried mixed herbs
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ pint (150 ml) water
  • 2 oz (50 g) butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • #Filling#
  • 8 oz (250 g) low-fat soft cheese
  • 4 oz (125 g) cooked peeled prawns, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • Black pepper


  • Stir together the flour, herbs and salt in a bowl. In a small pan, heat the water and butter to boiling point. Immediately, tip the fat mixture on to the flour and beat vigorously for 3 minutes. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, beating the mixture hard between each addition.
  • Using 2 dessertspoons to shape rounds of the mixture, place them well apart on a greased baking sheet.
  • Bake in a preheated oven, 200°C (400°F), Gas Mark 6, for 15-20 minutes, or until the buns are well risen and sound hollow when tapped.
  • Split the buns open to allow the steam to escape and leave them on a wire rack to cool. Store for up to 1 day in an airtight tin.
  • To make the filling, beat together all the ingredients. Cover and chill the mixture if not using immediately. Fill the buns just before serving.
Keyword Prawn Recipes

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