Butterflied Prawns with Sweet and Sour Papaya

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    Four

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Keeping it Simple

Keeping it Simple

By Gary Rhodes

Published 2005

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Ingredients

  • 16 raw tiger or king prawns
  • peeled melted butter, for brushing
  • coarse sea salt and pepper
  • 2

Method

  • Using a sharp knife, make a deep incision along the back of the prawns, cutting virtually halfway through the meat to create a natural butterfly shape.
  • Butter a baking tray, then lay the prawns on their sides on top. Brush each with butter and sprinkle with a little sea salt and pepper.
  • Halve the papayas and cut each half into six wedges, peeling away t