Spicy tomato prawns

Spicy tomato prawns


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About this recipe: An easy prawn dish made with fresh tomatoes, olive oil, garlic and a touch of cayenne. Dried red chilli flakes can be used, also. Serve with pasta or rice and a bottle of red!


Serves: 4 

  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 plum tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 900g medium prawns - peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon butter (optional)

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. In a large frying pan over medium heat, cook the garlic in the olive oil until just golden, approximately 2 minutes. Be careful not to burn the garlic. Add the tomatoes and sprinkle with salt and cayenne pepper. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
  2. Season the prawns with salt and add to the tomatoes. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, or until no longer pink. Stir in 1 tablespoon of butter for added richness, if desired.

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