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Garlic-Butter Prawns

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 6
Simple and easy prawns


  • 300g/10oz large raw prawns, butterflied
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced or chopped
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped


  • STEP 1
    Season the prawns and set aside. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan. Cook the garlic over a medium-low heat until it just starts to colour. Increase the heat to high, and add the prawns and chilli. Stir quickly and keep turning the prawns in the pan
  • STEP 2
    After 1 minute, pour in the lemon juice. Toss until the prawns are opaque - about 1 minute more. Sprinkle over the lemon zest and parsley to serve

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