Traditional Spanish Recipe for Prawns with Garlic


Ingredientes for Traditional Spanish Prawns with Garlic- serves 4 as a tapas

1 lb of good medium sized uncooked prawns
3 Cloves of Garlic
½ of a hot red Chilli pepper
4 tablespoons of good Virgin Olive Oil

½ teaspoon of Salt
A handfull of chopped Parsley

Preparation of Traditional Spanish Prawns with Garlic

First of all peel your prawns and remove the heads, but leave the tails – place on one side.

Peel and mince the cloves of garlic, remembering to remove any green root in the centre (creates bitterness)

Cut your chile pepper in half lengthwise, discard one half to use in another recipe and with the remaining half remove the seeds and then chop finely.

Put 4 good tablespoons of Virgin Olive Oil in your skillet and after bringing to hot, turn the heat down to medium and add the garlic, the prawns and the hot red pepper.   Toss and turn around for five minutes until the prawns have turned bright pink – sprinkle with salt and then the parsley and serve with chunks of warmed French bread.   There you have it, traditional Spanish Prawns with Garlic – succulent and delicious!

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