Zesty prawns with garlic and chilli recipe

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  • Serves 2
  • 5mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook
  • 168 calories / serving


  • 30ml (2tbsp) olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2-1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • ½ lemon, zested and juiced
  • 10ml (2tsp) dry sherry
  • 150g (5oz) raw shelled prawns
  • chopped parsley to serve (optional)
  • crusty bread to serve

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    12g 16%
  • Saturates

    2g 8%
  • Sugars

    1g 1%
  • Salt

    0.4g 6%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 1.3g Protein 13.5g Fibre 0.1g


  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, over a gentle heat. Add the garlic, chillies and lemon zest and cook gently for 1 minute - be careful not to let the garlic brown and burn.
  2. Add the lemon juice, sherry and increase the heat until it is sizzling, add the prawns and sauté until the prawns have all turned pink.
  3. Increase the heat and reduce the juices by half. Transfer to a dish and scatter over the parsley if using. Serve with crusty bread.

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