Sizzling Spanish Garlic Prawns - Tapas Style

Recipe by French Tart
READY IN: 13mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 900
    g raw king prawns, peeled and butterflied
  • 3
    tablespoons parsley, chopped
  • 1
    teaspoon chili flakes (smoked paprika) or 1 -2 teaspoon pimentos (smoked paprika)
  • 4
    tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 -6
    garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 4 -6
    tablespoons dry sherry, fino is good

DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7.
  • Preparing prawns:To butterfly the prawns simply slit the prawns lengthways but don't go all the way through and remove the vein.
  • Divide the prawns, garlic, chilli or pimenton, sherry and olive oil between 6 small ovenproof dishes or use 1 large one.
  • Cook for 8 - 12 minutes, depending on the size of the dish or dishes, or until pink and sizzling.
  • Sprinkle with the parsley and serve with crusty bread & lemon wedges.