February 2015:  Garlic Prawns

Garlic Prawns

12 large prawns
4 crushed garlic cloves
1 small serrano pepper, finely chopped
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 stick of butter
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Peel and devein the prawns, leaving the tails on
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
Divide the garlic and peppers and put into two gratin dishes. 
Then divide the oil and butter between the two dishes.
Put the dishes on a baking tray in the oven and heat for 5-6 minutes until the butter has melted.

Divide the prawns among the dishes -- be careful not to splash yourself with the hot oil.  Bake for 7 minutes or until the prawns are done.

Sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley and serve immediately with slices of crusty bread.

Serves 2.

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