Prawns with Chilli Garlic Basil

A superb combination of prawns, fresh red chillies, garlic and basil leaves. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Prawns with Chilli Garlic Basil
Main Ingredients Prawns, Red Chillies
Cuisine Thai
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Prawns with Chilli Garlic Basil

  • 12-16 Prawns shelled and deveined with tails intact
  • 2-3 Red Chillies
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic crushed
  • 10-15 Fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 2-3 Spring onion bulbs
  • ¼ medium Red capsicum
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Tamarind paste


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan.
  2. Roughly chop spring onion bulbs, red capsicum and red chillies.
  3. Add spring onion bulbs and garlic to the pan and sauté for half a minute. Add capsicum, prawns, and salt and mix well. Add ¼ cup water, tamarind paste, red chillies and mix well.
  4. Add basil leaves and mix well and cook till the prawns are done.
  5. Transfer the prawns onto a serving plate and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 393
Carbohydrates 9.6
Protein 48.9
Fat 17.6