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Prawns Devil
Prawns devil
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Madeira is well known for their ways to prepare fish and seafood. They know how to maintain the integrity of the seafood flavor and create amazing dishes.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Portuguese
Servings: 4
  • 24 prawns Half of them with shell and the other half peeled and deveined
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • Olive oil
  • White pepper
  • 1 tsp chili pepper
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp parsley freshly chopped
  • 1 can of peeled tomato 400gr
  • ¼ cup sweet red pepper paste
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  1. Season the prawns with a pinch of white pepper and salt.
  2. In a big sauté pan add a little bit of olive oil and the garlic.
  3. When the garlic is slightly golden add the tomato previously smashed, the pepper paste, the sugar, the chili and the prawns with shell. Let it simmer for 5 minutes. (notes 1 and 2)
  4. Add the peeled prawns and the parsley a let it simmer for 5 minutes. (note 3)
Recipe Notes
  1. Don’t use the blender because we need the texture of some tomatoes chunks on the sauce.
  2. You can add more chili if you want the prawns extra spicy.
  3. The peeled prawns needs less time to cook.