100ml/31⁄2fl oz tablespoons oil
2 teaspoons dried red chilli flakes
4 garlic cloves, crushed
1 teaspoon salt
900g/2lb medium raw prawns,
peeled and deveined
50ml/2fl oz freshly squeezed
• Put the oil, chilli flakes, garlic and salt in a large glass bowl and mix
well. Stir the prawns into the oil and chilli mixture, cover and refrigerate
for 3 hours, stirring and turning occasionally.
• Preheat the grill to very hot. Put the prawns in a single layer on a baking
tray, and brush with any of the remaining oil and chilli mixture. Grill for
about 5 minutes until tender.
• Melt the butter with the lemon juice in a small pan, and pour into a
• Serve the prawns hot, drizzled with the lemon butter, with boiled rice.