Saturday, 9 June 2012

Prawn Garlic on Toast

A simple and tasty evening snack. A perfect starter for cocktail parties. Try making this, am sure you will love it.


Ingredients:
Prawns - 500 gms

Garlic - 12 flakes
Butter - 100 gms
Pepper - 1 tsp
Red Chilly flakes - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Mint leaves - 1 tbsp for garnishing
Lemon juice - 1 tsp for garnishing
5 slices of bread


Method:
Wash and de-vein the prawns. Drain excess water and keep on a paper towel to remove all the remaining moisture. Add salt and lemon juice to the prawns and mix well and keep for atleast 10 minutes. Finely chop garlic and keep aside.
Now take a heavy bottomed pan or wok and add butter, and then add the garlic, pepper and red chilly flakes. Fry till translucent, around 1 minute. Now add the prawns and fry till the color of all the prawns changes to orange pink. Finish with mint leaves. Cool for 5-10 mins.
Then coarsely blend or chop the prawns using a hand blender or hand mortar.


Toast the bread in toaster or oven or griller and cut into 4 squares. Evenly spread the prawn mixture on the toasted bread and serve. Its a very good evening snack or short eat.

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