Spicy King Prawns

    1 hour 21 min

    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.

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    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


    sorry forgot the lemon,, add just before cooking  -  27 Jul 2009  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)


    Something else. i just cooked this agian and this time drizzled over the prawns some dry white wine( about 3 tablespoons) while they were cooking,,really added a nice flavour to it  -  29 Jul 2009  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)