Spicy King Prawns

Spicy King Prawns


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About this recipe: This is a great dish for people who love prawns and spicy food. Prawns are marinated in an Oriental-inspired marinade, then pan-fried to perfection. Serve with rice, if desired.


Serves: 4 

  • 1kg king prawns, peeled, tails left on and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 teaspoon crushed ginger
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 heaped teaspoons crushed garlic
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 small red hot chillies, chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:6min  ›  Extra time:1hr marinating  ›  Ready in:1hr21min 

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the prawns, sweet chilli sauce, crushed ginger, soy sauce, crushed garlic, lemon juice, hot chillies and salt and pepper. Chill for at least 1 hour.
  2. Heat oil in a large frying pan until hot. Add the marinated prawns and cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until pink. Serve.

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This is a good recipe, will definitely make them again! The prawns came out nicely spiced although I would recommend to marinade them for longer. - 30 Dec 2010

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