Prawn Perfection: 5 Stunning Recipes to Elevate Your Cooking Game

Prawn Perfection: 5 Stunning Recipes to Elevate Your Cooking Game

Ahoy, fellow seafood enthusiasts! Inspired by the gems over at, I've crafted some prawn recipes that you're absolutely going to adore. Let's embark on this delicious journey together, shall we?

  1. Prawn and Mango Summer Salad


  • Fresh prawns, peeled and deveined
  • Ripe mango, sliced
  • Mixed lettuce
  • Red onion, thinly sliced
  • Avocado, sliced
  • Fresh coriander
  • Lime juice
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  • Marinate prawns in lime juice, salt, and pepper.
  • Quickly grill them until they're pink and opaque.
  • Toss the prawns, mango, lettuce, onion, and avocado together.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and top with fresh coriander.

Tasting Notes: The tropical sweetness of mango complements the succulent prawns, creating a refreshing summer dish.

Personal Tip: Always marinate prawns briefly to retain their natural sweet flavor.

  1. Garlic Butter Prawn Pasta


  • Fresh prawns
  • Spaghetti
  • Butter
  • Garlic, minced
  • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • Red chili flakes (optional)
  • Salt and pepper


  • Cook pasta according to package instructions.
  • In a pan, melt butter and sauté garlic until fragrant.
  • Add prawns and cook until they turn pink.
  • Toss in the cooked pasta, chili flakes, salt, and pepper.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley.

Tasting Notes: The richness of butter and the aroma of garlic make this a comforting, hearty dish.

Personal Tip: Undercook pasta by 2 minutes and let it finish cooking in the sauce to enhance its flavor.

  1. Prawn and Coconut Curry


  • Fresh prawns
  • Coconut milk
  • Onion, finely chopped
  • Ginger-garlic paste
  • Turmeric, chili, and coriander powder
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt


  • Sauté onions in oil until translucent.
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste, turmeric, chili, and coriander powder.
  • Stir until fragrant, then pour in coconut milk and simmer.
  • Add prawns and cook briefly.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander.

Tasting Notes: The silky coconut milk infused with spices creates a luscious backdrop for the prawns.

Personal Tip: Always add prawns last to avoid overcooking.

  1. Prawn Tacos with Pineapple Salsa


  • Fresh prawns
  • Taco shells
  • Pineapple, diced
  • Red onion, diced
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Lime juice
  • Salt and pepper


  • Marinate prawns in lime juice, salt, and pepper and grill.
  • For the salsa, mix pineapple, red onion, cilantro, and lime juice.
  • Assemble prawns and salsa in taco shells.

Tasting Notes: The zingy pineapple salsa balances the prawns beautifully, making every bite a tropical celebration.

Personal Tip: Grill the taco shells briefly for added crunch.

  1. Prawn and Asparagus Stir Fry


  • Fresh prawns
  • Asparagus, trimmed and chopped
  • Garlic, minced
  • Soy sauce
  • Sesame oil
  • Honey
  • Salt


  • Sauté garlic in sesame oil until golden.
  • Add asparagus and stir-fry until tender.
  • Toss in prawns, soy sauce, honey, and salt.
  • Cook until prawns are done.

Tasting Notes: The crisp asparagus combined with the umami of soy sauce enhances the prawns' flavour.

Personal Tip: Always have your ingredients prepped and ready. Stir-fries are all about quick, high heat cooking.

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Remember, my dear readers, food isn't just about taste. It's about stories, cultures, and the memories we create. Always cherish every bite and every moment. And if you're ever in need of culinary inspiration, you know where to find me – Happy cooking and happy eating! 🍽️❤️

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