Prawns with Artichokes and Shallots

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Prawns and artichokes together is almost to good for words. Feel free to sub scallops for the prawns if you wish. Serve with a salad and hot bread.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs fresh prawns, thawed if frozen prawns-peeled,deveined and rinsed
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 (14 ounce) jar artichoke hearts, drained
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 14 cup virgin olive oil
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small shallot, peeled and finely chopped
  • 13 cup dry white wine
  • 1 -2 tablespoon fresh snipped tarragon
  • salt and pepper


  1. Place cleaned prawns in a large bowl and sprinkle with the juice of 1 lemon.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Cut artichoke hearts into quarters and set aside.
  4. Melt butter and oil together in a large skillet over medium heat.
  5. Add prawns and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, turn over and cook for 2 minutes more.
  6. Remove from skillet.
  7. Add artichoke hearts, shallots and wine to the skillet and bring to a boil.
  8. Reduce heat and cook for 4 minutes.
  9. Add the prawns, toss and cook for 3 minutes more, or until JUST done.
  10. Remove from heat and place on a serving platter or individual plates.
  11. Sprinkle with tarragon, salt, pepper and serve.


Most Helpful

This is a really nice recipe. You cannot go wrong with these ingredients. I served it with a salad and french bread. I think next time I will serve it over rice.

susie cooks November 09, 2005

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