Today we want to give you the keys so that you know how to make some perfect cooked prawns, with the easiest recipe so that they peel well and have all the flavor. Now that the Christmas celebrations are approaching, it is good to be clear about how to prepare such a classic and habitual dish, which is often mistreated without achieving a delicious result.
When we buy fresh raw prawns, we are surprised by their bluish color, which changes to an intense orange when the cooking process takes place. Today we tell you technique and timing so that the prawns are perfect and at their point.
To make this recipe you will only need prawns, water and salt, that is only three ingredientsto enjoy a delicious starter or to have the shellfish ready if you are going to use it in another recipe that requires its cooking beforehand.
Boil the water in a saucepan and add the coarse salt, stirring to mix well. We bring to a boil. When the water is boiling, Add the prawns, divided into two batches.
As soon as the water boils again, we count two minutes and remove the prawnsputting them in a large bowl with water and ice where they will cool quickly, preventing them from continuing to overcook with their remaining heat.
One time after three or four minutes inside the icewe take them out and drain them, and we arrange them in a fountain, where they will be ready to be consumed when it suits us best.
BRA Professional – Pot, 12 cm, 18/10 Stainless Steel (Braisogona_A344251)
With what to accompany the recipe for cooked prawns
To accompany our cooked shrimp recipewe always recommend using a good homemade pink sauce, although you can also use common mayonnaise, mayopesto sauce or any other variation on the traditional mayonnaise.
More Christmas recipes
Direct to the Palate we love these parties and we have thousands of recipes for you to be sure of your Christmas meals.
Do not miss our special with the 215 best Christmas recipes and 16 special menus. and if you need ideas for specific dishesHere’s a good starting point:
In DAP | The 31 best prawn recipes from Directo al Paladar
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