Spanish-style prawns

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prawn tapas
prawn tapas
  • Serves: 2-3

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Woman's Weekly recipe Try this Spanish-style summer seafood dish of pan-fried prawns with garlic, fresh fennel and cherry tomatoes with sherry and parsley. Perfect for a tapas party!


  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 fennel bulb, sliced thinly
  • A handful of flat-leaf parsley sprigs
  • 500g cherry tomatoes on the vine
  • 5tbsp manzanilla sherry
  • 1tbsp sun-dried tomato paste
  • 10-15 large raw prawns, peeled, leaving tail shell on
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • Bread, to serve

Making this dish for a dinner party? Add other shell fish such as mussels to feed more.


  1. Heat the oil in a large, shallow pan. Add the garlic, fennel and parsley stalks and fry gently for 12-15 mins until tender. Add the cherry tomatoes, sherry and tomato paste. Bring to the boil and then simmer gently for 25 mins, until thickened.
  2. Push the prawns into the sauce, cook for 2 mins. Turn them and cook for 1-2 mins or until they’re pink all over. Season and sprinkle with parsley leaves for serving. Serve with chunks of bread.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 171(kcal)
  • Fat 8.0g
  • Saturates 1.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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