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Salt & Pepper Prawns

MBC Foods is famous for its Salt & Pepper Prawns recipe.  Using our perfectly blended formula with local sea salt and fresh black peppercorns to create a wonderful full-bodied flavour, this recipe can be applied to prawns, squid, chicken, beef, lamb, pork or even tofu.

Salt & Pepper Coating - Original Recipe package


  • 32 green prawns (medium to large-no tail)
  • 8 skewers (soaked for at least 1/2 hour)
  • 1 x 400gm packet of MBC Foods Salt and Pepper Coating
  • 1/2 cup of vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup of lemon juice
  • paper towel


cooked salt and pepper prawns

Salt & Pepper Prawns made using the recipe

  1. Make the skewers by threading 4 prawns onto each one.
  2. Place MBC Foods Salt and Pepper Coating into a large flat container.
  3. Dip prepared skewers in some water and then place them into the flour mixture.
  4. With dry hands press as much mixture onto the prawns as possible (both sides). Complete all skewers this way.
  5. Combine the 3 oils and then heat them until you see the oil moving on the bottom of the frying pan or (very clean) BBQ.
  6. Place skewers onto oil and cook until golden brown both sides. Cook on a medium to high heat.
  7. Finish with a generous amount of lemon juice on both sides. Place onto paper towel and then serve.

Download the Recipe

Download the Salt & Pepper Prawns recipe as a PDF.

Salt & Pepper Coating is Available in Store

Purchase the Salt & Pepper Coating from one of our growing list of Stockists in Adelaide and Yorke Peninsula. Better still, drop in to our Home Sales at Marion Bay.

Two New Flavours of Salt & Pepper Coating!

Salt & Pepper Coating Lime & ChilliSalt & Pepper Coating - Lemon & Garlic package

Due to the popularity of the original Salt & Pepper Coating recipe MBC Foods have created two new flavours: Salt & Pepper Coating – Lime & Chilli and Salt & Pepper Coating – Lemon & Garlic