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Prawns Thermidor
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5 from 2 votes

How to Cook Prawns Thermidor

Prawns thermidor is a counterpart of the well known lobster thermidor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Seafood Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 pcs
Calories: 354kcal
Author: Manny


  • 4 pcs large prawns
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. MSG
  • 3/4 cup grated cheese
  • 1 tsp. calamansi juice
  • 2 Tbsp. bread crumbs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 medium sized onion finely chopped


    How to cook Prawns Thermidor:

    • Cook prawns in a little water over low fire for 15 minutes.
    • Cut shell at the back and scoop out meat. set aside the shell and chop meat coarsely.
    • Saute onion in butter and lower heat then add flour. Stir well.
    • Remove from heat and gradually add milk, egg yolk (slightly beaten), and half of the grated cheese.
    • Season with salt, MSG, and calamansi juice. Lastly, add the prawn meat.
    • Continue cooking until the mixture thickens.
    • Fill prawn shell with cooked mixture, top with bread crumbs and the remaining grated cheese.
    • Bake in a preheated oven (375 °F) and bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until topping becomes golden brown.