Prawns are undoubtedly one of the most popular seafood. It is admired all around the world and referred to with different names. The word prawns are often used interchangeably with shrimps. But, no matter what you call them, they are the most loved food in every corner of the world. People eat them roasted, fried, and in many other ways. You can also find frozen garlic prawns at A&T Trading that can be directly fried and ready to eat. Do not forget to completely defrost them before cooking.
If you are working with freshwater prawns, it is better to peel them before you put them into a curry or in a fryer. You can also peel big king-sized prawns but these taste best when cooked whole. Here are some ways to cook prawns to prepare delicious delicacies.
- Sweet dipping spicy prawns
This dish can be served as an appetizer before the dinner and is prepared with tiger prawns. These are cooked slightly with white wine, chili, and onions. Heat oil in a pan and put onions (preferably spring onions), garlic, chilies, and prawns in it. Toss them a bit and add salt, pepper, sugar, and white wine and cook on high flame. Finally, season the dish with lemon juice. It is best served with sweet orange marmalade.
- Sriracha prawns with a hint of basil
This dish, cooked with a hand full of ingredients is ideal for those who cannot get enough of spices. It gets ready in a few minutes but can earn you accolades from your guests. All you need to do is stir fry prawns in hot oil with garlic and chilies. Add some fish sauce, oyster sauce, and sriracha and cook until the prawns are coated with the sauces. Add basil leaves and water (if needed). Serve it with a hint of lemon and garnished with spring onions.
- Curry prawn
This curry, popularly attributed to the beautiful state of Goa in India, is certainly the most luxurious pair to put together with cooked rice. To prepare this sophisticated curry, you need to prepare a paste by crushing grated coconut, 1 sliced onion, 5 garlic cloves, coriander seeds, turmeric powder, 10 pieces of dry kokum (a south Indian spice), and 10 dry chilies. Now, heat oil and saute garlic and onion and add the spicy paste to it. Put prawns and mix to coat them well with the paste. Add some water and boil. Now add 2 sliced tomatoes and cook for a couple of minutes. Put the lid and let it cook on low heat for 10 minutes. Enjoy the amazing aroma and unforgettable taste with steamed rice.
- Prawn Bachao
Another recipe from goa that glorifies your platter and fills the room with the aroma of its flavors. We again make a paste with cumin seeds, peppercorn, red chilies, ginger, garlic, small dried shrimps, and coconut vinegar. Clean the prawns by removing the shells. Now heat oil in a pan and put chopped garlic in it. Once the garlic is golden brown add chopped onion and saute. Add the paste made earlier and curry leaves and saute for 10 more minutes. Put the prawns and mix well to cover them with the spices. You can add more vinegar if it feels dry. Finish the dish with Fenni and serve to win over your guests.