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Pil-pil Prawns (Gambas al Pil-Pil)

Pil-pil Prawns (Gambas al Pil-Pil)

Delicious prawns with chopped chili and garlic.

Serves 4


Pil-pil Prawns (Gambas al Pil-Pil)
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  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped (seeds removed if desired)
  • 350g/12oz prawns, raw and shelled
  • 1 tsp paprika (smoked or sweet)


  1. Pour the olive oil into a small frying pan and heat on medium heat. When hot, stir in the chopped garlic and the chilli and cook for 1 minute. Sprinkle the paprika, stir thoroughly and continue frying for another minute.
  2. Add the prawns. Flip the prawns when they turn pink and season with a pinch of salt. Fry for about 3 minutes.
  3. Once the prawns are cooked, remove from the stove and serve hot.

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