Tiger Prawns in Rum and Lime

    20 minutes

    If you want to make a dramatic presentation, you can flambe this sauce, which subtly changes and deepens the flavour.

    3 people made this

    Serves: 12 

    • 3 tablespoons rum
    • 1 teaspoon lime juice
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons butter
    • 12 tiger prawns, peeled and deveined

    Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Stir together the rum and lime juice and set aside. Melt butter in a frypan over medium-high heat. Add prawns to the frypan and cook until they are just starting to turn pink.
    2. Spoon the rum and lime juice mixture over the prawns one tablespoon at a time. If you want, use a long match to light the rum on fire after each tablespoon. Be careful!

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    We serve this over rice with steamed vegetables for a meal for two.  -  20 Nov 2007  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    Easy to make, but taste is just ok. Not my favorite way to eat shrimp.  -  05 Oct 2011  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)