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Louisiana 'shrimp'

 
Type of Dish: Main
Serves:
4
Prep Time:
15 min
Marinating Time:
60 min
Cooking Time:
10 min
Primary Ingredient:
Best Suited for: Winter barbie

These American recipes often read badly but can really work. This is from one of New Orleans' finest restaurants- there's miles of flavour in this concoction and plenty of heat too.

Goes Well With

Ingredients

  • 12
    whole
    Green King Prawns
    large, peeled
  • 2
    whole
    Red Shallots
    peeled and minced
  • 8
    clove(s)
    Garlic
    peeled and minced
  • 1
    whole
    Lemon(s)
    large, zest and juiced
  • 2
    tbsp
    Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 1
    tbsp
    Sea Salt
  • 6
    sprig(s)
    Fresh Thyme
  • 2
    tbsp
    Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2
    tbsp
    Tabasco Sauce
  • 1
    cup(s)
    Beer
    strongly flavoured
  • 100
    g
    Butter
  • 1
    cup(s)
    Rice
    boiled

Directions

  • 1 Combine all ingredients except the butter and rice and place in the fridge for 1 to 4 hours.
  • 2 Remove from fridge and return to room temperature.
  • 3 Heat a wok or use your baking tray and add half the butter, then pour in the prawns and marinade.
  • 4 Remove the prawns and reduce the sauce a little, then remove from heat and stir through the rest of the butter. Place a little rice on each plate and top with three prawns and the sauce.

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