Devilled prawns

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Appears in
What to Eat Next

By Valentine Warner

Published 2014

  • About

I first encountered this in Colombo, Sri Lanka. I had been very ill in India, and in order to recover I checked into a nice hotel. Pale and wasted, tucked up in bed, I got on to room service and ordered devilled prawns - a Sri Lankan speciality. I made a speedy recovery on at least one plate a day while reading an inexhaustible stash of trashy novels I found in the hotel lobby. Sometimes when I discover a new dish it’s all I want to eat.

I like all the shell peeled from the prawns -