Prawns of Passion

Prawns of Passion

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"Buttery and garlicky with a rich tomato sauce. This recipe is sure to put your taste buds into overdrive! Sexy, sexy food! Serve with a green salad and crusty French bread."
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1 h 55 m servings 523 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 523 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 33.7 g
  • 52%
  • Carbs:
  • 24g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 33.1 g
  • 66%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 395 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Melt 1/2 cup butter in a saucepan over low heat. Add 1 minced head of garlic and saute 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 1/2 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.


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Served this as first course for my husband's Valentines' Day dinner. I was a little leary of all the garlic, even though I love garlic, so I reduced it to about 3/4 of what the recipe called for...

I'm almost at a loss for words, this dish is so good. Thank you so much Diane!!! My fiance absolutely adored your recipe and I felt as though I were eating a meal in a fine Italian restaurant. W...

I made this with about half the butter, it was super easy and very yummy. Last minute I had to make it stretch for company, so I tossed it with some pasta, steamed spinach and cream cheese. Mmmm...

I had to half the recipe because I didn't have a big enough can tomatoes, but it worked well with 2 people. We had left overs. It was VERY yummy, I think next time I will use less butter it did ...

We love garlic! You have to with this one, or it might be too much. I served it with pasta. Very good. Easy too.

I made this for my man, and we both loved it! Now he always wants his prawns broiled in this garlic sauce!

This recipe should include a note of caution. If you make this recipe, there will definitely be love in the air. Just the smell of this cooking puts me in a great mood.

Heavenly! This is decidedly a fantastic treat for the palate. What a delightful combination of garlic, tomato and shrimpiness. Be prepared, you will want more and more and more.

Prawns of Passion indeed! An impressive first course for our first anniversary dinner and so easy! Just might be the best thing I've ever tasted. I cut the butter in half and it was great. Le...

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