Sunday, 29 June 2014

Prawns Margarita – marinated in Tequila, Lime & Salt

Prawns Margarita – marinated in Tequila, Lime & Salt
This is a delicious starter.  A summer favourite that is really easy to prepare, hassle-free entertaining!

Serves 4

Prep time: 5 minutes plus 3-4 hours marinating time
Cooking time:  5-7 minutes

400g raw king prawns, peeled
3 tbsp of tequila
2 limes, juiced
1 ½ tsp sea salt
1 ½ tbsp olive oil
3 cloves of garlic, peeled & finely chopped
A small handful of fresh coriander leaves, roughly chopped
Freshly ground pepper
Crusty bread to serve
Preparation method

1.  Place the prawns, tequila, lime juice and salt in a bowl, mix together and allow to marinate in the refrigerator for at least 3-4 hours.

2.  Heat a large frying pan, add the olive oil and chopped garlic, cook for 1-2 minutes.  Add the tequila juice, reduce for 1-2 minutes.

3.  Add the prawns, toss them around the pan until they are pink.

4.  To serve, place the prawns on serving plates, season with freshly ground pepper and scatter with coriander.  Serve with crusty bread to mop up all the gorgeous margarita sauce!

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