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Garlic Prawns

Cuisine : South African Food Recipes

Course : Appetizer

Type : Savory Recipes

Skill Level : Beginner



  • 24 large prawns, in shells
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 4 stalks spring onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 50 ml lemon juice
  • 12 lemon wedges for decoration
  • 80 g butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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Step 1

Slit the prawns down the back, open them like a butterfly and remove the vein.

Step 2

Heat the oven grill.

Step 3

Melt butter in a shallow baking dish, and mix in the olive oil, with lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper.

Step 4

Dunk in the prawns in the mixture, coat well and place them side by side, shells down.

Step 5

Grill for 5 minutes or until well cooked.

Step 6

Place the hot prawns on a serving platter, pour the sauce over it and decorate with lemon wedges.