Go Back
+ servings
White plate, Miso garlic prawns
Print Recipe
4.75 from 8 votes

Miso Garlic Prawns

These spicy, delicious and fiery Miso Garlic Prawns are fantastic and delicious as a starter or a side dish.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Appetiser, Side Dish, Starter
Cuisine: Asian, Fusion
Keyword: Gluten-Free, Miso, Miso Garlic Prawns, Prawns, Shrimps, Spicy
Servings: 4
Author: Gayatri Singh


  • 15 cloves garlic finely diced
  • 2 inch ginger finely diced
  • 10 red chillies soaked in hot water
  • 3 red chillies for later
  • 1 1/2 tbsp shiro miso paste
  • 2 tbsp cooking rice wine
  • 1 tsp spring onion for garnishing
  • 3 tbsp oil I used groundnut oil

For Prawns

  • 350 g wild prawns keep the head and tail on
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp each ginger and garlic paste


  • Marinate the prawns in the mentioned ingredients for 10-15 minutes.
  • Soak the red chillies for 20 minutes, then drain them. Finely chop them.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil, once hot, tip in the whole red chillies and all the garlic. Fry till the garlic is golden brown and crispy. Fish it out with the slotted spoon and keep it aside.
  • In the same wok, add in 1 more tbsp oil and tip in the marinated prawns and fry them for 30 seconds from both sides. Take them out and keep it aside.
  • Clean the wok, add in the rest of the oil and in the ginger, and chopped chilli. Fry for 20 seconds and tip in the miso paste. Fry for a few seconds and add in the cooking rice wine to loosen it.
  • Add in the fried prawns and for 30 seconds. Now add in the fried garlic and chilli, fry for another 30 seconds.
  • Garnish with spring onions and serve hot.