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Want to try a weekend baking project? Make your our baguettes to use for this fried shrimp po’ boy sandwich


  • 100g plain flour
  • 2 tbsp Cajun spice mix
  • 100g dried breadcrumbs
  • 200g raw peeled king prawns
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • for frying groundnut oil
  • 2 small baguettes, toasted
  • 1 little gem lettuce, shredded to serve


  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ clove garlic, crushed
  • a few dashes Tabasco
  • ½ tsp paprika


  • STEP 1

    Mix the remoulade ingredients together and season well.

  • STEP 2

    Mix the flour with half the Cajun spice mix and put on a plate. Mix the breadcrumbs with the rest of the spice mix and put on another plate.

  • STEP 3

    Dip the prawns first in the flour, then the egg, then the breadcrumbs. Heat 3cm oil in a large, wide frying pan. Cook the prawns for a minute on each side, until golden. Drain on kitchen paper.

  • STEP 4

    Split the bread ¾ of the way through. Spread all over with remoulade and add some lettuce. Pile on the prawns and eat.


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