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Garlic Prawns with Paprika

This recipe for Garlic Prawns with Paprika has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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Fried garlic prawns with sherry and paprika, a perfect tapa. This Spanish tapas recipe combines some real Spanish flavours, prawns from the Mediterranean, Fino sherry from Jerez and smoked paprika from La Vera. A combination that can be enjoyed at any time.

Ingredients for Garlic Prawns with Paprika

1 kg prawns
4 Garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
Olive oil
Black pepper
1 Teaspoon hot smoked paprika
Splash of Fino sherry

How to make Garlic Prawns with Paprika

  • Peel the prawns leaving the tails on.
  • Heat a generous slug of olive oil in a large terracotta cazuela.
  • Add garlic, paprika and sherry and fry for 2 minutes to infuse the olive oil.
  • Add prawns, season with black pepper and fry turning regularly for 4 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Serve on a bed of salad accompanied with fresh crusty bread.

Garlic Prawns with Paprika

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams