Tempura Prawns

  • Recipe Ratio: 1.8:1
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 4 minutes
  • Recipe makes 1 portion

This ketogenic diet recipe provides approximately:

Nutritional content Quantity
Fat 26.2g 20g LCT
6.2g MCT
Protein 12.2g
Carbohydrate 2.5g
Energy (calories) 295kcal
Ingredients Quantity
Vegetable oil* for deep fat fryer As per manufacturer's instructions
Eggs, beaten 15g
MCTprocal® 10g
Garlic purée e.g. Gia 1g
Thai 7 spice e.g. Schwartz 1g
King prawns, cooked 55g
Mayonnaise, full fat e.g. Hellman's 10g

*approximately 10g oil absorbed in cooking process and factored into nutritional content

Keto Tempura Prawns Recipe


    1. Pre- heat deep fat fryer to 170˚C.
    2. In a bowl mix together, the egg and MCTprocal® and add the garlic puree and Thai 7 spice to make a batter.
    3. Add prawns to the batter, ensure they are well covered and all batter is used.
    4. Using tongs place each prawn into the deep fat fryer individually, they will
      sink to the bottom of fryer and gradually rise during cooking.
    5. Cook for 2 minutes, turn each over and cook for a further 90 seconds.
    6. Remove prawns from the fryer whilst gently shaking excess oil.
    7. Serve with mayonnaise.

Serving suggestion

  • A lovely accompaniment to mooli noodles (see recipe)

To download the Tempura Prawns recipe card click here.

MCTprocal® are foods for special medical purposes and must be used under medical supervision.
This recipe has been specifically designed for use in a ketogenic diet.
Refer to labels for allergen and other product information.

Always check with your dietitian what is suitable for you.