How to make Citrus Sizzling Prawns -

Prawns marinated with lemon juice and spices, cooked and served on a sizzler plate.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Medium prawns (मध्यम आकार के प्रॉन्स), Lemon juice (नींबु का रस)

Cuisine : American

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Citrus Sizzling Prawns

Citrus Sizzling Prawns Recipe Card


Hindi: jhinga
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.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Citrus Sizzling Prawns Recipe

  • Medium prawns 36-40

  • Lemon juice 2 1/2 tablespoons

  • Spring onions with greens 1

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Garlic 5 cloves

  • Red capsicum 1/4 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Parsley, finely chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat a sizzler plate. Cut spring onion greens into ½ inch pieces.

Step 2

Slice spring onion bulb and onion. Roughly chop garlic and red capsicum and put in a mixer jar.

Step 3

Add 2 tbsps lemon juice and salt and grind coarsely. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 4

Add prawns and mix well. Let it marinate for 15 minutes.

Step 5

Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan, add onion and spring onion bulb and sauté till translucent.

Step 6

Add prawns along with the marinade and stir-fry on high heat for 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Keep the sizzler plate on the wooden base. Put the spring onion greens on it.

Step 8

Add the remaining lemon juice and salt to prawns and mix.

Step 9

Put prawns over the spring onion greens on the sizzler plate.

Step 10

Serve immediately garnished with parsley.

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