How to make Grilled Garlic Pepper Prawns -

Jumbo prawns sauteed with crushed garlic and pepper.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Jumbo Prawns (जम्बो प्रॉन्स), Red Bell Pepper (लाल शिमला मिर्च )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Grilled Garlic Pepper Prawns

Grilled Garlic Pepper Prawns 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 : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Grilled Garlic Pepper Prawns Recipe

  • Jumbo Prawns 8-12

  • Red Bell Pepper 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh basil leaves chopped a few

  • Dry rosemary 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green capsicum cubed 1 medium

  • Red capsicum cubed 1 medium

  • Yellow capsicum cubed 1 medium


Step 1

Heat olive oil in a pan. Add butter and garlic and half the crushed black peppercorns and sauté for one to two minutes. Add prawns, salt, remaining crushed black peppercorns and lemon juice and sauté.

Step 2

Take care that the prawns do not get overcooked. Transfer into a serving dish. Heat a deep spoon, put a little rum in it and hold over the flame till it catches the flame. Pour over the prawns immediately to flambé. Serve hot.

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