How to make Coriander Lemon Prawns -

They are as tasty as lovely to look at – these prawns are winners.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Prawns (प्रॉन/कोलम्बी/झींगा), Coriander Leaves (धनिये के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Coriander Lemon Prawns

Coriander Lemon Prawns Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Coriander Lemon Prawns Recipe

  • Prawns shelled and deveined 250 grams

  • Coriander Leaves 1 cup

  • Garlic 6-7 cloves

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Lemons 2

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon

  • Extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons

  • Green olives seeded stuffed with pimentos a few


Step 1

Put coriander leaves, garlic and ginger in a mixer jar. Grate the rind of one lemon directly into the jar. Squeeze the juice of 2 lemons into the jar and add salt. Grind everything together to a fine paste.

Step 2

Transfer the paste into a bowl, add prawns and mix. Add crushed black peppercorns and mix. (If you like it spicier you can grind green chillies with the coriander leaves.)

Step 3

Set the prawns aside to marinate for 15-20 minutes. Heat extra virgin olive oil in a non stick pan. Place a green olive in the curve of each prawn and secure the two ends of the prawn with a toothpick.

Step 4

Put the prawns in the pan and cook till they are completely cooked. Take care not to over cook them. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.