Q: Are prawns halaal? Some say that it is halaal because it is a sea creature but others consider it haraam.

A: There are two views among our Ulama regarding the eating of prawns. Some regard it permissible whilst others regard it makrooh-e-tahreemi.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)