How to make Tequila Fired Chipotle King Prawns -

Flambéed with tequila these prawns become extra flavourful.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : King prawns (किंग प्रॉन्स), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Tequila Fired Chipotle King Prawns

Tequila Fired Chipotle King 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 : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Tequila Fired Chipotle King Prawns Recipe

  • King prawns deveined and slit lengthwise 8-10

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoon

  • Chipotle in adobo sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Mixed bell peppers finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander finely chopped 1/2 tablespoon

  • Tequila 2-3 tablespoons

  • Lettuce leaves for garnishing

  • Lemon wedges for greasing


Step 1

In a bowl marinate the prawns with salt,one teaspoon lemon juice, chipotle sauce and refrigerate for ten minutes.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and onions and sauté till they turn translucent.

Step 3

Add bell peppers and sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Add marinated prawns mixture and sauté for two-three minutes over medium heat.

Step 5

Add lemon juice and coriander. Mix well.

Step 6

Pour tequila in a ladle and heat it over gas flame for about thirty seconds and add it to the prawns. Mix well and remove from heat.

Step 7

Serve on the bed of lettuce leaves garnished with lemon wedges and serve hot.

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