09/01/2018

Lemon Butter Garlic Prawn



Lemon butter garlic prawn is the most easiest and flavoured prawn dish.you can make this luxurious tasting dish within few minutes.
These creamy lemon butter garlic prawns are so delicious, you’ll want to suck out the last drop of juice from your plate.
Prawns will be grilled with the shells on.Leaving the shells on help to keep them moist and flavourful.If you wish you can remove head,but I love chewing grilled prawn's head so I did not remove.




Author-Moumita 
Preparation Time -10 Minutes 
Marination Time - 30 Minutes
Cooking Time - 10 Minutes 
Servings - 2 


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INGREDIENTS OF GRILLED PRAWNS

Prawns - 4 ( Medium)

Wooden skewers-4 (small) 2(Big..break one skewer  from middle to make it two)

2 tablespoons butter, melted

2teaspoons lemon juice

1 -2garlic clove, minced

1tablespoon chopped parsley or dil or Pinch dried parsley

Salt & ground black pepper, to taste

1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil

Lemon wedge for garnishing 


 
METHOD OF GRILLED PRAWN

Clean the prawns under running water properly.

To devein prawn,you can  either use knife to make a slight cut on the upper part of flesh or just scrap the flesh lightly and pull off the vein.

Insert a skewer from tail to head.  This results in a perfectly straight prawn once the skewer has been removed.

In a bowl, combine garlic, butter, parsley or dil leaves , salt, pepper, lemon juice, and red chilli flakes. ..mix well...

Place the prawns in this mixture.Rub prawns with spices. Cover or seal and place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes hour.

 After 30 minutes ,Remove prawns from fridge.

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C)...keep the oven on grill mode.

Take a grilling  rack lined with aluminium foil,


Place the prawns on it .Brush little  vegetable oil over the prawns.  Place this rack on the top section  of  the  the preheated oven.

Grill 5 minutes per side or  until 
until shells are bright red or prawns flesh is easily flaked with a fork.Do not overcook otherwise prawns will become hard .


Transfer to a serving plate...serve  with Lemon butter sauce .




INGREDIENTS OF MAKING LEMON BUTTER SAUCE 

Butter-1/2cup
Lemon Juice-4tbsp
Garlic Pods -4 minced
Salt to taste
Pepper  to tast
Fresh Parsley(chopped ) - 1 tsp



METHOD OF MAKING LEMON BUTTER SAUCE 


Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add chopped  garlic. .lemon juice, salt, pepper and parsley flakes. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir about 10 minutes, until thickened.

Pour the sauce over the grilled  prawns .sprinkle chopped parsley or dil leaves  and serve .


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Note:- if you do not have oven you can pan fried the prawns.

Instead of using parsley or dil leaves,you can use chopped coriander.

10 comments:

  1. Hi Moumita, your lemon butter sauce sounds delicious, love how you prepared the shrimp, I always love to cook in the shell too so much flavor that way. Sounds like you have been busy traveling. Take care and Happy New Year!

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  2. Indeed, this is my kind of dish. I can like get the scent of lemon right now.

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