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Butter and Garlic Prawns

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About this recipe: Prawns cooked in butter, garlic, lemon juice and parsley are even better with the help of Dijon mustard. Serve with fresh crusty bread.


Serves: 6 

  • 250g (9 oz) butter
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • half a bunch fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1kg (2 lb) medium fresh prawns - shells removed with tails attached, and deveined

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 230 C / Gas mark 8.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the butter, mustard, lemon juice, garlic and parsley. When the butter melts completely, remove from heat.
  3. Arrange prawns in a shallow baking dish. Pour the butter mixture over the prawns.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until the prawns are pink and opaque.

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Reviews (15)


Altered ingredient amounts. Works perfectly stir fried instead of baked - 03 Jan 2011


Altered ingredient amounts. Reduced the djion mustard recommended amount by half as it overpowered the dish. - 27 Apr 2010


Quick and easy for a midweek meal. Just make sure you half the amount of mustard, like other reviewers have said. - 31 Aug 2011

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