Pan-fried Langoustines with Garlic and Thyme Butter

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Appears in
The Seafood Shack: Food & Tales from Ullapool

By Kirsty Scobie and Fenella Renwick

Published 2020

  • About

Josh cooked these langoustines for Mary Berry on the beach with some (a lot) of guidance from her. She told the cameras it was the most delicious thing she’d ever eaten, so naturally Josh still brags about it!


  • 150 g butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, skin left on and crushed with the back of a knife
  • 4


Place your pan on a high heat and add your butter, whole garlic cloves and thyme. Cook until the butter melts and your thyme start to sizzle.

Pop your langoustines in the pan and season with salt and pepper (you may need to do this in a couple of batches, depending on the size of your frying pan). Turn the heat down to medium and every now and then toss the langoustines about to make su