Chilli Prawns

This is my Dad’s chilli prawn recipe.

A recipe he has made every Christmas for as long as I can remember.  So please excuse if the measurements are a bit off, as he cooks by “feel”.  

Dad thinks these prawns are best served with a nice cold brew.

Recipe from GH Nutrition (Georgia’s Dad)
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

1kg green prawns, peeled, tails left on
100g butter
1/2 cup sweet chilli sauce
2 tbsp mirin sauce

Peel and clean prawns, leaving tails on
Turn frypan on over a medium-high heat
Melt butter
Add prawns
Stir in the sweet chilli and mirin sauce
Continue stirring through until prawns are cooked
Serve with a cold beer

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