How to make Citrus Marinated Prawns -

Boiled prawns marinated in orange and lemon juice, and served dressed with the remaining marinade mixed with garlic, parsley and olive oil.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Orange juice (ऑरेन्ज जूस / संतरे का रस), Lemon juice (नींबु का रस)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Salads

Citrus Marinated Prawns

Citrus Marinated Prawns Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Citrus Marinated Prawns Recipe

  • Orange juice 1/2 cup

  • Lemon juice 4 tablespoons

  • Prawns (medium) shelled and deveined with tails intact 8-10

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Garlic minced 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh parsley chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon liqueur (optional) 3 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat sufficient water in a non-stick pan and bring it to a boil. Add prawns and boil for a minute. Strain and transfer them in a shallow bowl.

Step 2

Add orange juice, lemon juice, salt and pepper powder and mix well. Refrigerate to marinate for 20 minutes.

Step 3

Arrange the marinated prawns on a serving platter.

Step 4

To make dressing, take the leftover marinade in a bowl. Add garlic, parsley, olive oil, lemon liqueur and whisk well. Add salt and pepper powder and whisk till well blended.

Step 5

Pour dressing on the prawns and serve immediately.

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