Marinated Prawns

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    Marinated Prawns


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    This is an easy to make prawn dish however to get the full flavour from it you need to leave it to marinate overnight.

    Serves: 4 

    • Prawns
    • 1 litre water
    • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste
    • 1 bouquet garni
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 1 carrot, sliced
    • 1 small chilli
    • 500g prawns, peeled
    • Sauce
    • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 1/2 onion, diced
    • 1 carrot, diced
    • 1/4 cucumber, diced
    • 1/2 red capsicum, diced
    • 2 limes, juice only
    • 1 pinch ground paprika
    • 10 grains allspice
    • 10 cloves
    • 200ml annatto oil

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:1day marinating  ›  Ready in:1day30min 

    1. Prawns: In a saucepan, heat one litre of water over medium heat with the salt, pepper, bouquet garni, onion, carrot and chilli. Add the prawns and cook for 4 minutes. Drain and pour into a large bowl.
    2. Sauce: In a bowl mix the garlic, onion, carrot, cucumber, capsicum, lime juice, allspice grains and cloves. Stir in the cooked prawns then add the annatto oil and stir well. Marinate overnight in the refrigerator.
    3. Serve chilled with small boiled potatoes or sweet potatoes.
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