Island prawns (SFH style)
drain and shell.
Reserve the cooking water.
Chop about 500g of the smaller prawns and add half the butter. Mix well until it reaches a dough-like consistency.
Melt the remaining butter in a saucepan add the flour and the ham and fry for 5 minutes.
Add 1cup (250ml) of the prawn water, the remaining prawns and prawn dough and cook for about 30 minutes over a low heat.
If it begins to thicken too much, add another ½ cup of prawn water.
Add three quarters of the cheese, as well as the egg yolks, salt and pepper and cook for about 5 to 7 minutes, stirring constantly, until the yolks are cooked
Pour the mixture into an ovenproof dish, sprinkle with breadcrumbs and the remaining cheese and bake for 10 to 15 minutes.
If necessary, grill until golden.