Prawns of Passion

Prawns of Passion

Makes 6 servings


  • 1 cup butter, divided
  • 2 medium head garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 pounds large prawns, peeled, deveined and butterflied
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. Melt ½ cup butter in a saucepan over low heat. Add 1 minced head of garlic and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes until soft. Stir in the tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Continue cooking until reduced to a thick paste, about 60 to 90 minutes.
  2. In a separate saucepan, melt remaining ½ cup butter in a saucepan over low heat. Saute remaining garlic for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Toss prawns in garlic butter sauce and place on a baking sheet. Broil until pink, do not overcook.
  4. Spread the warm tomato mixture onto serving plates. Place prawns on top of tomato sauce and sprinkle with chopped parsley.