Chilli and garlic prawns

14 April 2023

A classic tapas dish that’s fresh, full of flavour and easy to prepare and cook!

Nutritional highlights

Prawns are an excellent source of lean protein which is important for bone and muscle health, provides structure for all your body’s cells and acts as an important part of many chemical reactions that occur daily in the body.

Prawns are also rich in selenium, phosphorus and vitamin B12 and vitamin E.

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Makes 6 servings
Preparation time: 5 minutes 
Cooking time: 5 minutes

  • 400g king prawns
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 large chilli
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Handful of parsley


Finely slice the garlic, chop the chilli, zest and juice the lemon and finely chop the parsley.

Heat the olive oil in a pan over a medium heat and add the chilli and garlic.

Then add the prawns and cook until cooked halfway through – for around 2 minutes.

Turn each prawn over and cook on the other side until they're fully cooked. 

Add the lemon juice and zest and sprinkle over the chopped parsley to serve.

Calories:  Fat:  Saturates:  Total Sugar:  Salt: 
88 4.9 0.7 0.5