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Pile of Prawns

Pile of Prawns

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    5 m
  • Ready In

    20 m
SlySparkane

SlySparkane

My gal loves prawns, so I looked at all the ways to prepare them with as little 'fridge-to-fork' time as possible. Makes for great 'Movie Night' finger food. There will be a bit of butter brew left, either in the bowl, or on the plate. Onion bread is a good way to clean that up. Serve with a side of vegetables to make a meal of it.

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  • Calories:
  • 708 kcal
  • 35%
  • Fat:
  • 62.9 g
  • 97%
  • Carbs:
  • 8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 31.8 g
  • 64%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 393 mg
  • 131%
  • Sodium:
  • 5090 mg
  • 204%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Mix one tablespoon of lemon zest with the crushed garlic.
  2. In a skillet, melt your butter over medium heat. Once melted, add salt, parsley and the garlic and lemon zest mixture to make a 'butter brew.' Mix with a spatula.
  3. Pour the lemon juice over the shrimp and sprinkle with two tablespoons of lemon zest . Add the prawns to the skillet. Cook them for about one minute, flip and then cook for another minute, until the flesh is firm and no longer translucent.
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Reviews

Teanut
18

Teanut

11/28/2007

I've tried this recipe twice now because the first time it was way too salty. The second time I made it I used not even 1 teaspoon. I like salt don't get me wrong but with prawns you don't need a whole lot. I also used half the butter. Other than that the recipe is simple and tasty. I will use it again.

PUNKINLVR
13

PUNKINLVR

1/24/2008

This is so delicious and totally simple!! Only one change...DON’T use as much salt as the recipe calls for – it’s way too much!!! Just use to taste. Also, it's excellent if you pour the oil and butter from the pan over some Orzo Pasta (the one that looks like rice) and serve that along with the Prawns! Thanks for the recipe!!

pelicangal
2

pelicangal

2/13/2012

We really liked these. Really quick and easy to make. Great for an appetizer or a main course. The only reason these don't get 5 stars is the amount of butter. It can really be reduced by a considerable amount. I followed the recipe exactly and I had at least a 1/2 cup of butter left after the meal was done. We really enjoyed it though. Thanks for posting the recipe. Will definitely use again just cut the butter down.

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