Prawn Firecracker

A quick and simply Halal Chronicles take on the famous Wagamama’s Prawn Firecracker.

Ingredients (serves 2):

For the prawns:

  1. 75-100g Raw prawns
  2. 50ml srirachi sauce 
  3. 1tbsp garlic and ginger purée
  4. 1tbsp soy sauce

For the sauce:

  1. Toasted sesame oil, as required
  2. 200ml Sriracha sauce (adjust to your preference)
  3. 2/3 chopped fresh garlic gloves
  4. 1tbsp Soy sauce (taste and add more if required)
  5. Salt, as required
  6. Coriander for garnishing
  7. Spring onion for garnishing
  8. Black sesame seeds for garnishing
  9. Shichimi seasoning for garnishing
  10. Cooked Jasmine rice
  11. 3-4 Large dried red chilli (adjust to your preference)
  12. Mangetout, as required
  13. Optional: Baby corn, as required
  14. 2 Onion, quartered
  15. 1 Whole red pepper, roughly chopped


  1. Marinate the prawns in 50ml sriracha sauce, garlic, ginger, soy sauce and salt as required
  2. Set aside in the fridge for 2-3hrs.
  3. Remove prawns from fridge
  4. In a pan heat 1-2tbp of toasted sesame oil.
  5. Add the marinated prawns and cook for 2mins (approx) on both sides
  6. Remove the prawns, leaving the sauce in the pan.
  7. Add more toasted sesame oil if required
  8. Add the dried chilli to hot oil and cook for 1min (the chilli will flavour the oil)
  9. Next add the chopped garlic clove and cook until slightly golden brown
  10. Add the quartered onion and cook on high heat for 1min
  11. Season as required (pinch only)
  12. Add the mangetout, red pepper and optional baby corn. Cook on high heat until the vegetables are slightly soft but still crunchy.
  13. Add the sriracha sauce and cook for approx. 1min. Add more sauce to your desired consistency.
  14. Add 1tbsp of sauce sauce and mix (adjust according to your preference)
  15. Next add the prawns to the sauce and mix until the prawns are coated in the sauce
  16. Serve with cooked Jasmine rice topped with shichimi seasoning and black sesame seeds.
  17. Garnish with fresh coriander and spring onion.

Enjoy! Share your recreations using #halalchroniclesrecipes!




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