Prawn

Prawns refer to a species of shellfish belonging to the lobster family. The preparation of prawns involve a rather lengthy procedure ranging from defrosting to cleaning and de-veining and finally deciding whether to cook them with or without the shell.Prawns can be cooked in a host of ways. Grilling, broiling, frying and steaming are the preferred methods of cooking. Prawns are made into curries and the shells and heads are sometimes used for making stock.Prawn recipes are popular world wide and hailed by different names. They are “lobsters” to the Danihsh, “scampi” to the Italians, “languoustine” to the French, “langostino” to the Spanish and “lobsterette” to the Caribbeans.

Creamy Garlic Prawns
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Creamy Garlic Prawns

Simple to make, these creamy garlic prawns are best served with rice and ideally suited for a weekend lunch or weeknight dinner. Ingredients: Prawns – 500 gms, peeled, tails intact Butter – 50 gms Garlic Paste – 2 tsp Maida (Plain Flour) – 2 tsp Cream – 1/2 cup, thick […]

Chilli Sesame Prawns
Malaysian, Prawn

Chilli Sesame Prawns

This Malaysian style Chilli Sesame Prawns is a great lunch time or dinner dish and goes well with rice. Ingredients: Red Chillies – 4 to 5, finely chopped Prawns – 225 gms, cleaned, shelled Chicken Stock – 1/4 cup Corn Flour – 1/2 tblsp, mixed with 1 1/2 tblsp of […]

Spicy Sichuan Prawns
Chinese, Prawn

Spicy Sichuan Prawns

A popular Chinese stir-fry prawn dish from the Sichuan province. Prawns cooked in a sweet chilli sauce and served with rice or noodles. Ingredients: King Prawns – 225 gms, shelled, deveined Spring Onions – 2 tsp, finely chopped Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp Oil – 2 tsp Salt – […]

Deep Fried Prawns with Salt and Pepper
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Deep Fried Prawns with Salt and Pepper

A easy to make starter recipe where Prawns are tossed in a egg and flour mixture, deep fried and salt and pepper sprinkled on them. Ingredients: Prawns – 250 gms, peeled, deveined Egg Whites – 1 to 2, lightly beaten with 1 tsp water Flour – 1/2 cup Sea Salt […]

Thai Prawn & Ginger Noodles
Prawn, Thai

Thai Prawn and Ginger Noodles

A great meal on a slow weekend or during a family get together. Ingredients: Plain Rice Noodles – 200 gms Prawns – 350 gms, deveined, tails intact Juice and Zest of 1 medium Orange Red Curry Paste – 3 to 4 tblsp (available readymade) Thai Fish Sauce – 1 tblsp […]

Prawn and Chilli Pasta
Pasta, Prawn

Prawn and Chilli Pasta

A simple and delicious pasta ideal for a weeknight dinner or a light meal at the end of the week. Ingredients: Pasta (Linguine) – 250 gms Prawns – 400 gms, shelled, deveined, tails left intact Parsley – 1/4 cup, chopped Salt as per taste Black Pepper Powder as per taste […]

King Prawns in Tamarind Sauce
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Prawns in Tamarind Sauce

Delicious King Prawns in a Tamarind Sauce. Best served with cooked rice. Ingredients: King Prawns – 10 to 12, raw, peeled, shells reserved, tails and head intact Butter – 1 1/2 tblsp + 1/2 tblsp Garlic – 1 clove Dry Red Chilli – 1 Onion – 1/2, small, sliced Chicken […]