A delicious Asian-style prawn dish. Serve on their own, with a salad, with noodles or even spaghetti.
1 pack of raw prawns
Thumb sized piece of fresh galangal, grated or crushed
Thumb sized piece of ginger, finely chopped or crushed, or 1tsp of dried ginger powder
2 large garlic cloves, chopped or crushed
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for cooking
0.5 tsp toasted sesame oil
1 lime, juiced
0.25 tsp salt
Few grinding of black pepper
Mix together galangal, ginger, garlic, salt, pepper, olive oil, sesame oil and a teaspoon of the lime juice to form a paste.
Add raw prawns to the paste and coat. Leave to marinade for 15 mins.
Heat up some more olive oil in a small frying pan, then add the prawns, scraping out most of the mixture.
When cooked (prawns have become pink) tip the prawns onto a warmed plate, and return the pan to the heat. Add the juice of half a lime to the mixing bowl, swirling around to mix with any remaining paste. Tip all into the pan and cook for a minute. Pour the delicious oily juice over the top of the prawns and serve.