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Chilli Prawns

A quick, delicious and light mid-week meal or dinner party appetizer - these chilli prawns will have everyone asking for seconds!

Fish Recipes


  • 1kg prawns
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1 ½ tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


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Method (Serves 4)

  1. Peel and slice finely the onion.
  2. Clean the prawns (tails may be left for a more decorative presentation).
  3. Mix the spices and combine with prawns in a bowl, tossing prawns until evenly coated.
  4. Heat oil in the fry pan over a medium heat. Fry the onions until soft.
  5. Add the prawns and cook for a couple of minutes each side, or until prawns turn red-brown.
  6. Serve with wedges of lime and salad.

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