Garlic Prawns by Catherine Fulvio

garlic prawns by Catherine Fulvio
garlic prawns by Catherine Fulvio

Serves 4 as part of tapas

300g raw prawns

2 cloves garlic, sliced

1 lemon peel, sliced plus 1 lemon, 

100ml olive oil 

½ tsp dried chilli flakes 

1½ tbsp sherry vinegar

1 tbsp chopped parsley, to garnish 

Crusty bread & lemon wedge, to serve

  1. Heat a large frying pan on low, add the oil, garlic and sliced lemon peel and the zest directly into the pan cook on a low heat for 10 minutes. Strain the oil into bowl, discarding the lemon and garlic. 
  2. Return this flavoured oil to the pan and add dried chilli flakes and prawns, sauté until cooked, they will turn pink, it takes about a minute to two on each side. 
  3. Pour in the sherry vinegar and the lemon zest and parsley.
  4. Spoon into bowls and serve with crusty bread and wedges of lemon.

Tip: For a stronger garlic flavour, add in 2 cloves of chopped garlic whilst frying the prawns.


Recipe credit to Catherine Fulvio as part of the Tastes Like Home series RTE. Click here for more recipes from the series.