Pepper Prawns

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Limoncello and Linen Water

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2012

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This is indeed peppery and great. It is good with a clean-tasting green salad and bread.


  • 10 raw large prawns (shrimp), unpeeled
  • 1 generous teaspoon pink peppercorns
  • 1 generous


Remove the heads from the prawns, leaving the shells and tails intact. Split open down the back to butterfly them, then devein. Rinse and pat dry with paper towels. Sprinkle some salt on the cut side of each prawn.

In a mortar, crush the pink and black peppercorns with a pestle to break up roughly. Each should be smashed, some smaller than others. Pour