Prawns / Shrimp in Garlic Sauce

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

Enjoy a classic Spanish tapas dish with this simple recipe for gloriously garlicky prawns.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour the olive oil into a heatproof earthenware ramekin. Heat the ramekin on a hob until hot.
  2. Add the garlic and chilli and cook, stirring often, until the garlic is fragrant. Take care not to let the garlic burn,
  3. Add the prawns, mixing in well, and season with salt.
  4. Cover the ramekin, cook for half a minute then remove from the heat.
  5. Serve at once.


Most Helpful

I served this recipe for Sunday dinner. We loved it. I used raw prawns - only sprayed the pan with oil and cooked the prawns with the garlic & chili - only for about 3 minutes , Served with rice, broccoli & cauliflower

Bergy November 17, 2008

wow these prawns are outstanding! I didn't have any dried red chili, so I used red pepper flakes, just the right heat and oh sooo garlicy!! wonderful flavour and I sure will be making these again soon! Very quick and easy to do. thanks for sharing a real keeper.

Derf August 16, 2008

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