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How to Cook Baked Sugpo (Baked Prawns)

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Filipino
Cuisine: Seafood Recipes
Servings: 20 pcs
Author: Manny


  • 20 pcs big tiger prawns butterflied with head, shell and tail still intact
  • 10 pcs calamansi juice extracted
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp. grated ginger
  • 250 grams butter
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. spring onions chopped
  • salt and pepper


    How to cook baked sugpo:

    • Remove the antennae and legs of the prawns.
    • Slit the back of the prawns, devein and open.
    • In a skillet, heat butter and saute garlic and ginger for a few minutes. Set aside.
    • Lay out the aluminum foil on a baking dish.
    • Put prawns on the foil and season with salt and pepper.
    • Drizzle with calamansi juice, melted butter mixture and soy sauce.
    • Top with spring onions and seal both ends of the aluminum foil.
    • Bake in a 350 °F oven for 15 minutes or until cooked.