Prawns, garlic, chilli, citrus and parsley. How could this combination not work?
7 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 cloves garlic, very thinly sliced
1 red chilli, seeded and thinly sliced
360g (12 oz) raw prawns, peeled and deveined
salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 pinch ground paprika
2 tablespoons finely chopped flat leaf parsley
1 to 2 lemons, cut into wedges
crusty bread, to serve
(1) Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium high heat. Add garlic and chilli and cook for about 1 minute, stirring, until the garlic just starts to brown but not burn.
(2) Add the prawns, season, add sprinkling of paprika and cook, stirring continuously, for a further 2 to 3 minutes, or until they turn pink and are just cooked through.
(3) Remove from heat, stir in the parsley and serve the prawns in their sauce immediately in a warmed bowl with lemon wedges and crusty bread. The prawns should still be sizzling in the sauce.