Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.
Ingredients for Grilled Garlic Pepper Prawns Recipe
Jumbo Prawns 8-12
Red Bell Pepper 2 tablespoons
Lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon
Salt to taste
Black peppercorns crushed 1 teaspoon
Fresh basil leaves chopped a few
Dry rosemary 1/2 teaspoon
Green capsicum cubed 1 medium
Red capsicum cubed 1 medium
Yellow capsicum cubed 1 medium
Heat olive oil in a pan. Add butter and garlic and half the crushed black peppercorns and sauté for one to two minutes. Add prawns, salt, remaining crushed black peppercorns and lemon juice and sauté.
Take care that the prawns do not get overcooked. Transfer into a serving dish. Heat a deep spoon, put a little rum in it and hold over the flame till it catches the flame. Pour over the prawns immediately to flambé. Serve hot.
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