Summer cooking with Prawns and Garlic!

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If you are a seafood lover, I bet most of you drool over a plate of freshly cooked prawns. Many who have cooked seafood can very well relate to prawns as the king of seafood both in terms of the simplicity in cooking, time to cook and the mouth watering taste it leaves after a satisfying meal. Here are some garlic prawns recipes to impress your guests and to entice the meat lovers to taste this king of seafood.

Garlic Prawn

Summer cooking with Prawns and Garlic!
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Summer cooking with Prawns and Garlic!

Course Snacks
Cuisine continental
Servings 2 people
Calories 610 kcal

Ingredients

  • 700 gms Prawns peeled and deveined
  • 4 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 cloves Garlic nicely minced
  • 1 teaspoon Chilli Flakes
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper Powder

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan. Then add garlic chilli to the pan. This needs to be heated for 3-4 minutes over medium heat.
  2. You would get nice garlic aroma once the garlic is done and turns slightly brown. Now add prawns to the pan and increase the heat to high.
  3. After cooking it for 3-4 minutes you will notice the prawns turning a slight pink. Continuously stir and cook for some more time till the prawns are well cooked.
  4. Sprinkle some pepper powder and remove from heat. Sprinkle some finely chopped parsley for garnishing.

Recipe Notes

Note - This recipe can even be prepared with butter instead of olive oil. Butter too gives a nice aroma to this dish.

Nutrition Facts
Summer cooking with Prawns and Garlic!
Amount Per Serving
Calories 610 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33g 51%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 882mg 294%
Sodium 2737mg 114%
Potassium 323mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Protein 72g 144%
Vitamin A 10.1%
Vitamin C 19.7%
Calcium 51.8%
Iron 43.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

Garlic prawn on BBQ

 

Garlic Prawns on BBQ
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Garlic Prawns BBQ

Course Snacks
Cuisine continental
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 2 people
Calories 601 kcal

Ingredients

  • 700 gms Prawns peeled and deveined
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 cloves Garlic nicely minced
  • 50 gms Butter
  • ½ teaspoon Oregano

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan add olive oil and butter and heat it.

  2. After a minute add minced garlic and oregano to it and let it fry lightly for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Then preheat the barbecue and oil the cooking grate. Then have the prawns laid properly on a tray and brush them nicely with the butter mixture prepared in the saucepan.

  4. Now just grill the prawns till golden in color.
Nutrition Facts
Garlic Prawns BBQ
Amount Per Serving
Calories 601 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 49%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 935mg 312%
Sodium 2899mg 121%
Potassium 304mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Protein 72g 144%
Vitamin A 12.5%
Vitamin C 19.7%
Calcium 53.2%
Iron 43%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Also Read: Mini Garlic Cheese Rolls Recipe

Creamy Garlic Prawns

Creamy Garlic Prawn
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Garlic Prawns

Course Snacks
Cuisine continental
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 2 people
Calories 836 kcal

Ingredients

  • 700 gms Prawns peeled and deveined
  • 4 cloves Garlic nicely minced
  • 1 cup Chicken Stock
  • 60 gms Butter
  • 1 tbsp All Purpose Flour
  • ½ cup Fresh Cream
  • 1 tbsp Parsley finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat butter and minced garlic in a saucepan for a couple of minutes.
  2. Then add the flour to this mixture and stir continuously till mixed well.
  3. Then remove it from heat. Add slowly the chicken stock and cream to this preparation and stir it till it gets mixed well.

  4. Again bring the saucepan to heat and boil the chicken stock mixture till it becomes thick. Add salt and pepper to this mixture.
  5. Now add prawns to this mixture and let it boil for 5 minutes or till properly cooked.
  6. Once done add parsley to this and serve hot.

Recipe Notes

You can even fry the prawns before putting in the chicken stock mixture to get that little crispy texture in the prawns.

Nutrition Facts
Garlic Prawns
Amount Per Serving
Calories 836 Calories from Fat 468
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52g 80%
Saturated Fat 30g 150%
Cholesterol 1031mg 344%
Sodium 3130mg 130%
Potassium 474mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Sugars 2g
Protein 76g 152%
Vitamin A 35.7%
Vitamin C 22.7%
Calcium 56.4%
Iron 45%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Now off to planning the next party and to show off these mouth watering recipes to your guests. Have them taste these truly mouth watering prawn and garlic combo.

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