French Garlic Prawns

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty Level: **


  • 16 large prawns (green tiger prawns are good for this?
  • 6 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1-2 red chillies, very finely chopped
  • 175ml olive oil
  • 75g butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley

How to Cook

Peel and devein the prawns, leaving the tails intact. Preheat the oven to 220degree. Sprinkle the garlic and chillies into two cast-iron or gratin dishes. Divide the oil and butter among the dishes.

Put the dishes on a baking tray in the oven and heat for about 6 minutes, or until the buter has melted.

Divide the prawns among the dishes (put them in carefully, without splashing yourself with hot oil) and bake for aoubt 7 minutes, or until the prawns are pink and tender. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve immediately with slices of crusty bread.

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