Butter Garlic Prawns | Restaurant Style Prawns Starter Recipe
Butter garlic prawns is a quick starter recipe, wherein prawns or shrimps are marinated in homemade garlic sauce with crushed pepper and salt and then fried in a pan using butter and oil.
When you are expecting some guests at home and have to prepare quick and tasty starters, butter garlic prawns is one of the best . Only thing, you can marinate them overnight and then cook the next day . Just takes 5-6 minutes to cook. But if you forget to marinate them the previous day, no worries. Keep them marinated for at least an hour. Thats it !!!
Preparation Time: 60 Minutes
Cooking Time: 5-6 Minutes
Serves : 2
500 grams Prawns(Shrimps)
1 Tablespoon Brandy or white rum
1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
10-15 Garlic cloves(Chopped or minced)
14-15 black pepper corns (Crush them)
Juice of 1/2 lime
Bunch of chopped coriander leaves(Cilantro)
1 Tablespoon Butter
2 Tablespoons cooking oil
Salt to taste
Take prawns in a bowl, wash them 3-4 times with clean water. Drain the water .
Chop garlic . Should be finely chopped.
Crush Black pepper using mortar pestle.
Add crushed pepper and chopped garlic in the bowl with clean prawns.
Add a tablespoon of Brandy or White rum and a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and juice of half lime. Also add salt and mix properly.
Keep prawns aside to marinade overnight or at-least for 60 minutes.
Heat a pan and add a tablespoon of butter and 2 Tablespoons of cooking oil. Once the oil is hot , add marinated prawns.
Saute the prawns on medium heat for about a minute.
Now close the lid and let the prawns cook till done. Takes around 5-6 minutes.
Add chopped coriander leaves. Mix.
Serve it with roti or enjoy as an appetizer.