Steamed Prawns with Garlic Butter

Use clean bare hands to fully enjoy feasting on these lightly flavored, perfectly juicy prawns.


April 2009 | By Angelo Comsti
Steamed Prawns with Garlic Butter
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Main Ingredient

Fish and Seafood

Type

Main Dishes

Preparation Time

00:00:00


Date Published

April 2009

Here you go, the perfect beachside snack. A must: Use clean bare hands to fully enjoy feasting on these steamed, lightly flavored, perfectly juicy prawns.

Serves 1

3 large prawns
1 small carrot
1 small onion
1 celery stick
1 bay leaf
4 cups water
1 tablespoon rock salt

For the sauce
5 garlic cloves, chopped
corn oil
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
salt and white pepper for seasoning

1  Cut carrot, onion, and celery into pieces and put in the bottom of a steamer with water, bay leaf, and rock salt. Boil for 2 minutes.

Butterfly prawns and place in the steamer until cooked.

3  Make the sauce: Brown garlic in oil, melt butter in a pan, and simmer for a few minutes. Season to taste.

4  Serve steamed prawns topped with garlic-butter sauce.

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