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Prawn burgers

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for prawn burgers

By Rodney Dunn
  • Serves 4
Prawn burgers
Prawn burgers


  • 1 kg green prawns, peeled, veins and tails removed, and finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 small sourdough rolls, halved
Preserved lemon mayonnaise
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 300 ml olive oil
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped preserved lemon


  • 1
    Season prawns to taste with sea salt and ground black pepper and form into 8 patties.
  • 2
    For mayonnaise, process egg yolk, juice and mustard in a food processor until pale and frothy, then add oil in a thin steady stream until combined. Add lemon, stir and season to taste.
  • 3
    Heat oil in a frying pan and cook patties over medium heat for 2 minutes each side or until just cooked. Spread rolls with butter, top with lettuce, patties, mayonnaise and serve.
  • Author: Rodney Dunn