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Spanish Garlic Prawns with Mushrooms

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

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This Spanish recipe for garlic prawns is paired with mushrooms or "setas" (wild mushrooms) any mushrooms will do but a selection for this dish adds a woodland twist with a flavour of the ocean! Fantastic tapas, this dish can be made in less than 10 minutes and is best served in true Spanish style - with bread, olive oil and all on one plate with forks at the ready.

Ingredients for Spanish Garlic Prawns with Mushrooms

400g Mixed mushrooms (or button mushrooms)
3 Garlic cloves, sliced
Juice of half a lemon
12 Large prawns
Parsley, chopped
Olive oil
Cracked black pepper

How to make Spanish Garlic Prawns with Mushrooms

  • Heat a generous drizzle of olive oil in a frying pan.
  • Clean and chop the mushrooms into inch sized pieces/half button mushrooms.
  • Add the mushrooms to the pan and fry for 3 - 4 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, peel and de-vein the prawns.
  • Add the garlic to the mushrooms, then the prawns and a squeeze of lemon juice with a seasoning of salt and pepper.
  • Continue to fry for a further 5 minutes
  • Serve and garnish with the parsley and good drizzle of oil.

Makes 4 tapas

Spanish Garlic Prawns with Mushrooms

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams