Prawns in a wine infused garlic chilly sauce
Prawns ( deveined and sheeled) 1kg Garlic cloves( crushed) 4/ 6 nos Chilly flakes/ paprika powder 2 teaspoon Fresh lemon juice 1/ 4 cup Butter 1/ 4 cup Olive oil( good quality, not extra virgin) 1/ 4 cup Chopped parsley 5 teaspoons White wine 2 tablespoons Salt and ground white pepper to taste
Warm the olive oil and butter in a pan, add the garlic and sauté for a while making sure that the butter and garlic doesn’t burn. Then put the prawns in the mixture. Add the chilly flakes and lemon juice and cook the prawns. Add the seasoning ( salt and pepper) and sauté. Finish with a splosh of white wine ( wait for the alcohol to reduce a bit). Plate the dish and serve with chopped parsley. Add crusty bread for crunchy contrasting flavours.
TANIA GHOSH, 32
Chef in charge, The Park, Kolkata