Garlic Prawns

by Leah Halmagyi


  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 4 eschalots, finely diced
  • 2 long red chillies, seeded and finely diced
  • 8 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 36 large green King prawns
  • salt flakes and freshly-milled black pepper
  • baguette and fine salad, to serve


1 Preheat oven to 200°C. Divide the oil and butter between four lidded cast-iron dishes (or one large one) and warm in the oven for 5 minutes until very hot.
2 Add the eschalots, chillies, garlic and prawns and mix well. Bake for 5 minutes until the prawns are pink, then season with salt and pepper. Serve with baguette and fine salad.