Garlic Prawns

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"From one of our national supermarkets and their free monthly magazine April '17. This is a great starter to a dinner."

Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (185.4 g)
  • Calories 252.6
  • Total Fat - 13.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 164 mg
  • Sodium - 855.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 13.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.4 g
  • Sugars - 1.4 g
  • Protein - 20.1 g
  • Calcium - 87.3 mg
  • Iron - 1.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 15.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Heat oil and butter in a large heavy frying pan over medium heat.

Step 2

When butter has melted, add shallot, chilli flakes, if using and fennel seeds and cook, stirring often for 2 minutes or until shallot softens.

Step 3

Increase heat to medium-high and stir in the prawns, garlic and paprika and sprinkle with salt and pepper and cook, stirring often, for 3 to 4 minutes or until prawns are cooked through.

Step 4

Remove from heat and stir in lemon zest, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and parsley.

Step 5

Check seasoning and add more salt, pepper or lemon juice if necessary.

Step 6

Spoon prawns and sauce onto serving plates and serve with bread.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


Bergy (RIP" Forever in our Kitchen)

I used wild Argentinan prawns. They are a lovely firm prawn. We loved this recipe even without the bread. My 4 garlic cloves were very large ones (love garlic). Great, easy recipe that will be made again.

(7 Aug 2018)


I couldn't find the banana I just bought some large prawns...and made the recipe as posted...this was really yummy...I think the lemon was what tied it all together...and there was lots of lemon...I served the hubby's plate with rice and the Garlic Prawns...he loved it...I just had a nice portion of the Garlic Prawns...made for "For Your Consideration" tag game...

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(30 Sep 2017)