Chilli Prawns with Garlic pan-fried in chili and finished with lemon and herbs make a spicy and refreshing meal that’s ready in 10 minutes.

Chilli Prawns with Garlic

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 80g butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced lengthways
  • 2 long fresh red chilies, finely chopped
  • 1kg peeled green prawns, with tails intact
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander
  • Rocket leaves, to serve
  • Crusty bread, sliced, brushed with oil, chargrilled, to serve
  • Salt, to season

METHOD

Step 1

Heat the oil and butter in a large frying pan over medium-high heat.

Add the garlic and chili and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until aromatic. Add the prawns and season with salt and pepper.

Cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes or until the prawns are just cooked through.

Step 2

Add the lemon juice, lemon rind, and coriander to the prawn mixture and toss to combine.

Divide the prawns among serving plates and serve with rocket and bread.

NUTRITION

  • 1907 kj ENERGY
  • 27g FAT TOTAL
  • 12g SATURATED FAT
  • 1g FIBRE
  • 52g PROTEIN
  • 418mg CHOLESTEROL
  • 998.23mg SODIUM
  • 1g CARBS (SUGAR)
  • 1g CARBS (TOTAL)

TRY THESE ON THE SIDE

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  • Asian Sesame Dressing drizzled over leafy greens, tomato wedges or cherry tomatoes
  • Asian Slaw – terrifically fresh and crunchy!
  • Restaurant Style Chinese Broccoli with Oyster Sauce – or use any steamed Asian greens, green beans or snow peas
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