Seared Prawns with Cannellini Beans

Seared Prawns with Cannellini Beans


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This is a fancy entree or appetiser which is easy to throw together. You can find truffle oil at delis, it really does add a special touch.

Serves: 4 

  • olive oil, for frying
  • 12 large green prawns, peeled and deveined but tails still on
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 onion shallots, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 400g tin cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 bunch chives, chopped
  • 1 witlof, trimmed and sliced
  • 1 heart of celery, sliced
  • For the dressing
  • 1-2 teaspoons truffle oil
  • 1/2 clove garlic, minced
  • 25ml lemon juice
  • 100ml extra virgin olive oil

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pan over high heat. Add prawns and cook for two minutes on each side. Season with salt and pepper. Add shallots and garlic and cook over medium heat 1-2 minutes. Add cannellini beans and remove from the heat.
  2. Mix dressing ingredients in a small bowl until combined and add to prawn mixture. Add chives, witlof and celery, toss gently and pile onto a platter.

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