Gratinated prawns with lemon and parsley
Gratinated prawns with lemon and parsley
Try this quick and easy seafood recipe from Made in Italy with Silvia Colloca.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Grilling
  • Preparation Time 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time 5 minutes
  • Yield 4 servings
  • 1 cup fresh Breadcrumbs
  • 1–2 handfuls flat-leaf Parsley leaves, plus extra to serve
  • Pinch of Salt flakes

  • 1 long Red chilli (or Bird’s eye chilli, if you like it hot!)

  • ½ clove Garlic, peeled

  • 1–2 small strips Lemon rind

  • 2 tablespoons Extra virgin Olive oil, plus extra for drizzling 1
  • 2 uncooked Tiger prawns
  • Lemon wedges, to serve
  1. Turn on the grill function in your oven. Line a baking tray with baking paper
  2. Place the breadcrumbs, parsley, salt, chilli, garlic, lemon rind and olive oil in a food processor and blitz for 6–10 seconds or until combined
  3. Cut the prawns in half lengthways and top each half with a bit of the breadcrumb mixture. Press gently with your hands to ensure the coating adheres to the prawn halves. Place the prawns on the prepared tray and drizzle a little more olive oil on top, then grill for 2–3 minutes or until golden
  4. Serve hot with lemon wedges and a generous handful of parsley leaves
  1. Note

  2. You can replace the tiger prawns with scampi, for a more extravagant version of this delightful dish

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