Spanish garlic prawns

Spanish garlic prawns


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About this recipe: A favourite tapas dish, these Spanish prawns are infused with the flavours of garlic, olive oil and chilli. Easy and authentic!

Luis Luna

Serves: 4 

  • olive oil
  • 1 head garlic, peeled and chopped
  • whole dried red chillies, to taste, crushed
  • 500g fresh prawns, peeled and deveined
  • salt to taste
  • 1 handful chopped fresh parsley

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Heat a generous amount of oil in a frying pan (about 0.5cm of oil). Add the garlic and chilli and fry for a minute till fragrant, then remove and set aside.
  2. Add the prawns to the hot oil. Stir and cook till opaque. Once cooked, add the garlic and chilli back to the pan. Add salt to taste. Cook for 2 minutes more, then serve immediately with chopped fresh parsley sprinkled over top.


Spanish garlic prawns
Spanish garlic prawns

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Reviews (2)


so easy to make and delicious, too! my partner loved it. many thanks for the recipe - 06 Aug 2012


We had these whilst in Spain and they were delicious!! Ive made them twice in the last 2 weeks since weve been home! 🌅🍸🐟 - 28 May 2016

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