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Single serve prawn soufflé with minted peas and parmesan

Yields1 ServingPrep Time15 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time50 mins

Rise to the top with this French-inspired cheesy and savoury soufflé recipe.

Single serve prawn soufflé with minted peas and parmesan

 30 g butter, plus extra for greasing
 Parmesan for dusting plus extra for serving
 15 g flour
 230 ml milk
 3 egg yolks
 120 g gruyere cheese
 170 g prawn meat (approx. 8 prawns), finely chopped
 Salt, cayenne and nutmeg
 5 egg whites whipped to stiff peaks
 1 cup peas, crushed
 Fresh mint leaves

Grease a soufflé dish well with butter and dust sides with parmesan. Preheat oven to 190ºC and place baking sheet in oven.


Melt butter in a pan, add the flour to make a roux, then add the milk gradually. Simmer until thickened, remove from heat. Allow to cool slightly. Beat in the egg yolks and cheese.


Season chopped prawn meat with salt, cayenne and nutmeg. Fold into the cheese mixture.


Then gently fold through egg whites.


Place soufflé mix into prepared dish and bake for 25-30 min or until puffed and golden. Toss the crushed peas with mint leaves and serve.

Serves 2.