How to make Baked Prawn Appetizer-Cook Smart -

Prawns stuffed with green olives, sprinkled with olive oil and red chilli powder and baked

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Medium prawns (मध्यम आकार के प्रॉन्स), Stuffed green olives

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Baked Prawn Appetizer-Cook Smart

Baked Prawn Appetizer-Cook Smart Recipe Card


Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Baked Prawn Appetizer-Cook Smart Recipe

  • Medium prawns peeled with tail intact and deveined 10-12

  • Stuffed green olives 10-12

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon

  • Olive oil 4 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Honey 4-6 teaspoons

  • Micro green shoots a few


Step 1

Leaving the tails, slit prawns without cutting through and transfer into a bowl. Add salt and lemon juice and mix well. Keep aside to marinate for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 200º C.

Step 3

Place an olive in the centre of each prawn on the uncut side, bring the two flaps of prawns together and pass a toothpick through all of them so that the olive is secured in the centre.

Step 4

Drizzle 2 teaspoons olive oil in a baking dish, place the prepared prawns in it and drizzle remaining marinade over them. Drizzle the remaining olive oil on top of them. Keep the dish in the preheated oven and bake for 3 minutes.

Step 5

Take the baking dish out, sprinkle red chilli powder and drizzle honey over the prawns bake again for 5 minutes. Take care not to overcook the prawns.

Step 6

Make a bed of micro bean shoots on a serving platter, place baked prawns on them and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.