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Garlic & chilli king prawns

Points® value
Total Time
20 min
10 min
10 min
This would also be delicious served over freshly cooked linguine, or rice.


Olive Oil

1½ teaspoon(s)


4 clove(s), crushed

Chilli, green or red

2 individual, deseeded, finely chopped


3 medium, deseeded, finely chopped

King Prawns, Raw

24 individual, without shell, tails intact

Vegetable stock cube

½ cube(s), dissolved in 100ml hot water

Parsley, fresh

15 g, roughly chopped

Basil, fresh

21 g, roughly chopped (plus a few extra leaves to garnish)

Ricotta Cheese

6 portion(s), medium


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and chillies and cook, stirring for 1 minute, or until garlic is golden.
  2. Add prawns and cook for 1 minute each side, or until golden. Remove garlic, chilli and prawns from pan and set aside. Place pan back over medium-high heat and add tomatoes, stock and herbs. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring for 5 minutes or until sauce has reduced. Add prawns back to pan and toss well to coat. Dot with ricotta and place under preheated grill for 2-3 minutes, or until golden and bubbling.
  3. Serve prawns scattered with extra basil leaves and cracked black pepper.