Garlic and chilli king prawns

Total Time
0:20
Prep
0:10
Cook
0:10
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
This would also be delicious served over freshly cooked linguine, or rice.
Ingredients
  • Olive Oil
    1 ½ teaspoons
  • Garlic
    4 clove(s), crushed
  • Chilli, Green or Red
    2 individual, de-seeded, finely chopped
  • Tomato
    3 medium, de-seeded, finely chopped
  • King Prawns, Raw
    24 individual, without shell, tails intact
  • Vegetable stock cube(s)
    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
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a large non-stick 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.

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