King Prawns in Sherry


  • 12 green king prawns, shelled leaving tails intact
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. sherry
  • Few drops of Tabasco sauce
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Make a superficial cut down the back of each prawn, then pull out and discard the dark intestinal tract.

Heat oil in a frying pan and stir-fry prawns for 2-3 minutes until pink.

Add sherry and season with Tabasco sauce, salt and pepper.

Tip into a serving dish and serve immediately.

Garnish with lemon and lime wedges.

Serves 4.

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