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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

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Spanish Spicy Garlic Prawns

This delicious fried prawn recipe is from Spain and uses the pure olive oil. The sharp, fiery taste of chillie peppers and the strong flavour of onions go well together.

For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 500 g large prawns
  • 4 red chillies
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 crushed garlic cloves
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


Fry the prawns in the oil for 5 min. Take them out and place on kitchen paper to drain oil.

Add chopped garlic and fry for 2 min. Add pepper and salt to the pan. Add chilli paste, spices and fry for 2 min.

Add the prawns and mix well.

Serve hot with sauce and rice.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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