Crusty Cob Loaf With Garlic Butter Prawns

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Recipe: #40731

May 25, 2023

"From our state newspaper The West Australian. I am planning on using the recipe but make individual cob rolls. Please note prep times does not include peeling and deveining prawns - this amount would take me just over an hour by myself."

Original is 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (439.3 g)
  • Calories 953.2
  • Total Fat - 48 g
  • Saturated Fat - 22.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 96.5 mg
  • Sodium - 1062.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 116.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.1 g
  • Sugars - 0 g
  • Protein - 13.5 g
  • Calcium - 93 mg
  • Iron - 3.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 102.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.8 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven 200C (180C fan-forced).

Step 2

Combine butter, garlic, chives and chilli flakes into a small bowl.

Step 3

Using a sharp knife, remove the top of the cob and scoop out all the soft bread. Place cob on an oven tray; spread two-thirds of the garlic butter mixture over the inside of the cob. Bake for 25 minutes or until cob is crisp and golden brown. Remove from oven.

Step 4

Meanwhile, add half the remaining garlic butter mixture and half the olive oil to a large frying pan over medium high heat. Cook the prawns in batches for a few minutes on each side until just cooked. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Repeat with remaining butter garlic butter mixture, olive oil and prawns.

Step 5

Transfer the prawns to the warm cob as they are cooked. Drizzle with any remaining juices from the pan. Transfer to a serving plate; serve with watercress and lemon wedges.


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