Sizzling garlic and jalapeño prawns

Put the sizzle back into you week with these hot, garlicky prawns.
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Recipe from: 10 September 2015
Preparation time: 1h
Cooking time: 10 min


  • 60
    olive oil
  • 2
    garlic, crushed
  • 5
  • 2
    jalapeño chillies, chopped
  • 1
    whole prawns, peeled but with the tails kept intact
  • 30
  • 30
    lemon juice
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Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the garlic, paprika and jalapeños, and stir for 30 seconds.

Turn the heat to high and add the prawns, brandy and lemon juice. Fry for about three minutes until the prawns are translucent.

Remove from the heat, season to taste and immediately serve with crusty bread.

Text and image source: Ideas magazine

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