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Serrano Ham and Prawn Tapas

This recipe for Serrano Ham and Prawn Tapas has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

Orce Serrano Hams market a range of authentic Andalucian cured meats, in particular Serrano Hams, olive oils, vinegars and wines. The business is situated in the heart of the Andalucian countryside, which is the home of Serrano Hams, and ships direct from Spain. All of the products are locally produced with many being used in local restaurants and tapas bars where Serrano Ham is a great favourite. If you are looking for a taste of real Spain the Orce Serrano Hams can supply you with it!

If you would like to find out more about Orce Serrano Hams and the Serrano Hams then have a look at the article entitled Jamon Serrano / Jamon Iberico / Spanish Ham - Orce Serrano Hams or visit the web site

While these tapas remain simple they are certainly packed full of flavour. Easy to make and sure to impress the guest these tapas can be eaten hot or cold and combine the Andalucian flavours of cured mountain ham, juicy olives and Mediterranean prawns.

Ingredients for Serrano Ham and Prawn Tapas

12 - 18 Fresh (or frozen) quality prawns
12 - 18 Queen olives
12 - 18 hand cut slices of serrano ham reserva or Iberico ham
Extra virgin olive oil
Cocktail sticks and serving board

How to make Serrano Ham and Prawn Tapas

  • Slice the Serrano / Iberico ham into 3 inch long slices and roll up.
  • Skewer the ham onto cocktail sticks and add the olive.
  • Lightly fry or grill the prawns (2 minutes each side) and place on the serving board with the ham and olives.

You can also peel the prawns leaving the tails on and skewer with the ham and olives. Simple tapas but a trio of Andalucias finest flavours which work harmoniously.

Serrano Ham and Prawn Tapas

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams