Simple Sauteed Prawns

    30 minutes

    Prawns are so good as they are they do not need a complex preparation. These are sauteed, garlic, lemon and chilli flakes for a quick and wonder dish.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 750g raw king or tiger prawns
    • 3 teaspoons olive oil
    • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
    • 150ml fish stock
    • 1/4 cup (60ml) lemon juice
    • good pinch of chilli flakes
    • 1 teaspoon cornflour blended with
    • 1 tablespoon water
    • 1/3 cup (20g) chopped fresh parsley

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

    1. Peel the prawns. To devein them, make a shallow cut along the back of each prawn and remove the black vein.
    2. Pour the olive oil into a large non-stick frying pan and heat over a medium heat. Add the garlic and cook briefly until tender, making sure it does not burn.
    3. Add the prawns and cook, stirring frequently, for about 3 minutes. Add the stock, lemon juice and chilli flakes and bring to the boil. Cook for about 1 minute or until the prawns are opaque.
    4. With a slotted spoon, transfer the prawns to serving plates. Bring the liquid in the pan to the boil, stir in the cornflour mixture and cook, stirring, for about 1 minute or until the sauce is lightly thickened. Stir in the parsley and spoon the sauce over the prawns.

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     -  14 Apr 2010