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CDWM SA - Ep.3 - Radhika - Starter

Radhika’s Peri Peri Prawns & Dipping Sauce

Ingredients

Serves: 4 people

Preparation time: 15-30 min

Peri-peri sauce

  • 1/2 cup peri-peri oil
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3 red chillies
  • 3 bird's eye chilies
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • salt & pepper, to taste

Prawns

  • 1 kg prawns
  • 1 cup peri-peri sauce
  • coriander, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter and oil, to fry

Preparation method

Peri-peri sauce

  • Heat oil in saucepan, add onions and fry until translucent.
  • Add garlic, tomatoes and cook for 8 min.
  • Add remaining ingredients, cook for 5 min.
  • Remove from heat, cool slightly and blend until smooth. Set aside.

Prawns

  • Clean and devein prawns, leaving shell on and removing heads.
  • Heat oil and butter in saucepan, add prawns in small batches, cook for a few min until pink.
  • Add sauce to prawns and simmer until well combined and cooked through. Add coriander.
  • Serve immediately with lemon wedges and sauce.