Creamy Garlic Prawns
"A little something the DH came up with loosely based our our recipe of www.recipezazz.com/recipe/creamy-garlicy-seafood-marinara-14254 Creamy Garlicy Seafood Marinara and like this recipe if serving over rice double or triple the sauce as the rice will soak it up were as is it will coat the pasta and I would recommend linguine or pappardelle (a wide flat style of pasta). For a low carb option I serve over cauliflower rice or though edamame linguine."
- Serving Size: 1 (250.4 g)
- Calories 519.5
- Total Fat - 16.9 g
- Saturated Fat - 7.8 g
- Cholesterol - 50.2 mg
- Sodium - 94.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 86 g
- Dietary Fiber - 0.3 g
- Sugars - 0.2 g
- Protein - 5.7 g
- Calcium - 72.2 mg
- Iron - 2.2 mg
- Vitamin C - 77.6 mg
- Thiamin - 0.3 mg
Step by Step Method
Heat butter, oil and garlic in a medium frying pan over medium-high heat until butter has melted. Add flour. Cook, stirring for 1 minute or until mixture bubbles.
Slowly add stock, 1/4 cup at a time, stirring constantly to prevent lumps forming. Add wine and cream. Cook, stirring for 3 minutes or until sauce boils and thickens. Add mustard. Season with salt and pepper.
Add prawns. Simmer, stirring for 3 minutes or until prawns are cooked through. Stir in parsley. Serve creamy garlic prawns with steamed rice.
No special items needed.
The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.
- When buying prawns, make sure to choose those that are firm, moist, and have a mild smell.
- For a richer flavor, use heavy cream instead of regular cream.
- Substitute olive oil with avocado oil: Avocado oil is a great substitution for olive oil due to its high smoke point, which makes it ideal for cooking at higher temperatures. Avocado oil is also rich in healthy fats and antioxidants, making it a healthier alternative to olive oil.
- Substitute cream with coconut cream: Coconut cream is a great substitution for cream as it is dairy-free and contains healthy fats. Additionally, it has a subtle sweet flavor which will add a unique depth of flavor to the dish.
Coconut Curry Prawns Heat butter, oil and garlic in a medium frying pan over medium-high heat until butter has melted. Add flour and 1 teaspoon of curry powder. Cook, stirring for 1 minute or until mixture bubbles. Slowly add 1/4 cup coconut milk, stirring constantly to prevent lumps forming. Add wine and cream. Cook, stirring for 3 minutes or until sauce boils and thickens. Add mustard. Season with salt and pepper. Add prawns. Simmer, stirring for 3 minutes or until prawns are cooked through. Stir in parsley. Serve creamy coconut curry prawns with steamed rice.
: Roasted Asparagus
: Roasted asparagus is the perfect accompaniment to the Creamy Garlic Prawns. The crunchy texture and nutty flavor of the roasted asparagus will complement the creamy garlic sauce and prawns perfectly. Plus, it's a healthy and easy side dish that can be prepared in no time.
Crispy Potatoes: Crispy potatoes are the perfect side dish to pair with the Creamy Garlic Prawns. They are easy to make and can be cooked in the oven while the prawns are being cooked. The crunchy texture of the potatoes will contrast nicely with the creamy garlic sauce, and the potatoes will soak up all the delicious flavors. Plus, potatoes are a great source of energy and vitamins.
Q: What is the best type of pasta to serve with creamy garlic prawns?
A: Linguine or pappardelle are the best types of pasta to serve with creamy garlic prawns. For a low carb option, you can serve it over cauliflower rice or edamame linguine.
Q: What is the healthiest way to cook shrimp?
A: The healthiest way to cook shrimp is to steam, bake, or grill them. Avoid deep-frying or sautéing in oil as this adds unnecessary calories and fat. If you do sauté, use a small amount of oil and add plenty of fresh herbs and spices for flavor.
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The first recorded recipe for creamy garlic prawns dates back to the 16th century, where it was served to the royal family of the Spanish Empire.
The famous French chef, Auguste Escoffier, is credited with popularizing the creamy garlic prawns recipe in the early 20th century.