By Eddy − On Thursday, July 28, 2016, 7 years ago in Appetizer Recipes
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Portuguese Garlic Prawns Recipe

Portuguese Garlic Prawns Recipe

This Portuguese garlic prawns recipe is made in a cataplana and is one of Portugal's most popular appetizers.

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Ready In 30 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

1 lb of tiger prawns3 cloves garlicJuice of one lemonCoarse sea salt1 cup dry white winePiri-piriCoarse Chopped coriander3 tablespoons olive oil
1 lb of tiger prawns3 cloves garlicJuice of one lemonCoarse sea salt1 cup dry white winePiri-piriCoarse Chopped coriander3 tablespoons olive oil
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Instructions

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  1. Dry the peeled prawns with paper towels, season them with salt and a little lemon juice.
  2. Heat olive oil in cataplana (Portuguese dish). 
  3. Add the finely chopped garlic.
  4. Once garlic takes color, add the prawns, a few drops of piri-piri sauce (Portuguese chili), and fry them until they take color.
  5. Add the white wine and sprinkle with coarsely chopped cilantro.
  6. Put the lid on and let it simmer for 5 to 8 minutes.
  7. Shake the catapla dish a few times during cooking.
  8. In Portugal this is served in a soup plate or pasta dish.
  9. Dip country bread in the sauce. 

Courtesy Isabel Lars, isabellars.wordpress.com

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