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Lemony Prawns with Parsley

Anitha Nayak
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Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Lemony Prawns with Parsley RECIPE

Seafood is quick to prepare.. healthy and yummy... tastes good steamed, fried, tossed, in salads or even in soup... !! If you like prawns then you should give this recipe a try.. easy to prepare & all you need is very few ingredients.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Dinner Party
  • Fusion
  • Sauteeing
  • Appetizers

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Raw Prawns - 250 gms medium-sized cleaned and de-veined
  2. Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
  3. Garlic - 2 pods chopped finely
  4. Butter - half a tbsp
  5. Parsley - 1-2 sprigs finely chopped
  6. Black peppercorns - 5-6 crushed
  7. Olive oil - 1 tbsp
  8. Salt to taste


  1. About an hour or half an hour prior to preparing the dish marinate the prawns with salt to taste, crushed black peppercorns and lemon juice.
  2. Alternatively you can add the lemon juice in the end instead in the marination if you wish to.
  3. Heat olive oil in a frying pan set to medium heat.
  4. Saute the chopped garlic for a few seconds.
  5. Add the marinated prawns and let them cook till they turn pinkish. Cook till any water released by the prawns evaporates. Turn off the heat.
  6. Add the butter and mix well.
  7. Garnishing: Add the chopped parsley and mix well. You can use coriander as an alternative to Parsley. Will taste good as well.

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Ritu Sharma
Ritu Sharma   Jul-30-2015

A great appetiser idea for my next dinner party! Thank you Anitha

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