Garlic Prawns


  • 1kg green prawns
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 small fresh chilli, seeded and chopped
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • Black pepper
  • Lemon wedges to garnish


Place prawns in a shallow dish.

If preferred shelled, remove heads and shell, leaving the tail intact.

Combine garlic, chilli, oil, lemon juice and pepper.

Pour over prawns and leave to stand for 20 minutes.

Cook over medium heat for about 3 minutes on each side, according to size, just until prawns turn red.

Place into individual serving dishes or onto a large platter.

Pour juices from the pan over prawns.

Garnish with lemon wedges and serve immediately.

Serves 4-6.

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