Prawn Margarita – marinated in Tequila, Lime & Salt

This is a delicious starter.  A summer favourite that is really easy to prepare, hassle-free entertaining!
Servings: 4 yield(s)
Prep Time: 185 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 190 mins
  • 400 g raw king prawns (peeled)
  • 3 tbsp tequila
  • 2 limes (juice only)
  • 1 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves (peeled & finely chopped)
  • 1 small handful fresh coriander (roughly chopped)
  • black pepper (freshly ground)
  • crusty bread (to serve)
  1. Place the prawns, tequila, lime juice and salt in a bowl, mix together and allow to marinate in the refrigerator for at least 3-4 hours.
  2. Heat a large frying pan, add the olive oil and chopped garlic, cook for 1-2 minutes. Add the tequila juice, reduce for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the prawns, toss them around the pan until they are pink.
  4. To serve, place the prawns on serving plates, season with freshly ground pepper and scatter with coriander. Serve with crusty bread to mop up all the gorgeous margarita sauce! Enjoy!