Tempura Prawns with Passion Fruit Sauce

Tempura Prawns with Passion Fruit Sauce

Delicate battered juicy prawns with a tropical tasting sauce for dipping. Part of our series of Japas (Japanese tapas recipes for chefs).

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  • Serves10
  • Preparation Time10 mins
  • Cooking Time5 mins

Nutrition per serving

  • Energy164 Kcals
  • Protein6.1g
  • Carbohydrates31.5g
  • Fat0.7g


  • 300ml passion fruit sauce
  • 25ml Kikkoman naturally brewed soy sauce
  • 50g plain yoghurt
  • 5 fresh passion fruits
  • 350g ready-to-cook prawns
  • 150g tempura flour
  • Oil for frying


To make the sauce bring the passion fruit juice to the boil and reduce to 150ml. Leave it to cool, then combine with the Kikkoman soy sauce and yoghurt. Halve the passion fruits. Scrape out the pulp with a teaspoon. Fill the sauce into the passion fruit shell and garnish with the pulp.

Dab the prawns dry. Mix the tempura flour with water according to the pack instructions and stir until smooth. Cover the prawns with the batter and fry in hot oil. Serve the tempura prawns immediately with the passion fruit sauce.

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