When it comes to seafood, nothing beats the joy of eating prawns. Juicy, succulent prawns when cooked perfectly and seasoned with garlic and chilli, makes for an ideal dinner. You can also serve it with a small loaf of crusty, chargrilled bread. What’s more? You can easily make this dish at home within 20 minutes. Want to know how? Read further!
In a shallow pan, heat oil and melt the butter in it. Add garlic, chilli, paprika and fry for about 1-2 minutes until it starts turning golden. Increase the flame, add the prawns and fry for a few more minutes, stirring constantly, until the prawns are cooked.
Season with lemon juice and coriander and serve hot with chargrilled, crusty bread and a small bowl of rocket leaves salad.
Recipe Tips For a zesty, refreshing flavour, you can add about 3 teaspoons of lemon zest to the prawns. Share your version of this recipe Have you tried chilli garlic prawns at home? Which different type of sauce do you use for this recipe? Share your version of the recipe with us. Frequently Asked QuestionsCan I use de-shelled prawns for this recipe? Yes. You can use de-shelled as well as any size prawns for this recipe. However, the quantity will vary depending on the size of the prawns and the number of servings. What can I use instead of sweet paprika? You can also use a quarter teaspoon of honey and half a teaspoon of chilli flakes instead of sweet paprika.