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Chili Lime Prawns Recipe

Chili Lime Prawns Ingredients:

Chili Lime Prawns Recipe
Chili Lime Prawns Recipe
  • 3 scallions, white part minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried red chile flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 pound medium prawns, shelled and de-veined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

How to make Chili Lime Prawns:

  • Combine the scallions, chili flakes, salt, pepper, and lime juice in a medium-mixing bowl.
  • Add the prawns to the marinade, toss to coat, cover with plastic wrap, and place in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  • Heat the olive oil and butter in a sauté pan over a medium-high flame.
  • Add the prawns and cook until pale pink both sides. Pour in the marinade and continue cooking until the prawns are pink and fully cooked—1–2 minutes.
  • Plate the prawns with lime wedges or spoon them over a platter of Basmati rice. Sprinkle with the cilantro, and serve immediately.

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