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Episode 25 - Prawns A la Plancha

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Prawns A la Plancha


12 green king prawns peeled and de-veined

1 tbsp olive oil

100g butter, melted but still warm

5 garlic cloves sliced

1 tsp chilli flakes

1/2 tsp chilli powder

1/4 bunch parsley, roughly chopped

1/4 bunch coriander, roughly chopped

1/4 bunch oregano, roughly chopped

lemon wedges/lime wedges, for garnish

salt and pepper, to taste


  • Place prawns olive, butter, garlic, chilli flakes and chilli powder in a bowl and toss to coat prawns. Allow to sit for 5 mins.
  • Heat plancha/grill over high heat until very hot. Saut prawns until cooked through, about 3 minutes. Add sherry vinegar and deglaze plancha. Transfer prawns and all cooking juices and butter to a serving dish. Sprinkle with chopped herbs. Season to taste and garnish with lemon/lime.