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Coriander Prawns Recipe

Coriander Prawns
How to make Coriander PrawnsOyster Bar and Kitchen

Prawns are marinated in a mixture of spices and coriander paste and pan-fried with a ghee and curry leaves to perfection.

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 30 mins
  • Cook Time 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Coriander Prawns

  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 18-24 Fresh coriander sprigs
  • 8-12 Jumbo prawns shelled and deveined with tails intac
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon rind
  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch

How to Make Coriander Prawns

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Blend together garlic cloves, ginger, 15-20 coriander sprigs, lemon juice and 1 tablespoon oil to a fine paste.
Take prawns in a bowl and add salt, crushed peppercorns, lemon rind and prepared paste. Mix well and set aside to marinate for 30 minutes.
Heat remaining oil in a non-stick pan. Add the marinated prawns and toss on high heat. Add some water, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
Dissolve cornstarch in some water to make a smooth slurry.
Chop remaining coriander sprigs.
Add slurry to the pan, mix well and let the sauce thicken. Add chopped coriander and mix well.
Add crushed peppercorns and mix well.
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