Flavorful Prawns

flavorful prawns


This is a must try recipe. Easy and yummy prawns; the dish brings out the flavor of herbs very well. It goes well with pasta or daal rice. We make it as a starter too.


30 medium size Prawns

5 -6 small green chillies (spicy)/1 jalapeno pepper

1 cup coriander leaves

8 garlic cloves

1 inch piece ginger

1 teaspoon rosemary either fresh or dried

6 basil leaves/ 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

3 table spoons Extra Virgin olive oil

salt to taste

1 teaspoon lemon juice


Clean the prawns, remove its shell and devein them. Grind all the ingredients other than oil  and lemon juice into a smooth paste. Marinate the prawns with the paste and salt for half an hour.

Heat olive oil, add the prawns marinated, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Open the lid, Stir it uncovered until the water evaporates and becomes dry.  If you would like you can add 1 tablespoon of olive oil while stir frying (optional). Add lemon juice and mix well. Serve it with pasta or daal rice or as a starter.

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© Vinaya Pai 2018


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