Fried prawns with preserved lemon and green chillies
SERVES 4 PREP AND COOK TIME 25 MINUTES
⅔ cup (160ml) extra virgin olive oil 4 garlic cloves, chopped finely 2 tablespoons finely chopped preserved lemon rind 2 teaspoons sweet paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin 600g uncooked peeled prawns 4 green chillies, deseeded and sliced on an angle 1 cup loosely packed flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 cup loosely packed coriander leaves
3 (400g) Lebanese cucumbers, diced steamed wholemeal couscous and lemon wedges, to serve
1 Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium high heat. Add garlic, preserved lemon and spices; cook, stirring constantly, for a minute or until just fragrant. 2 Add the prawns and green chillies; cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes or until prawns are cooked through. Remove from heat and gently toss herbs and cucumber through the prawns. 3 Serve with steamed couscous and lemon wedges.
Not suitable to freeze or microwave.