Prawn stuffed chillies – UK


Prawn stuffed chillies
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 25
  • Serving size: 45 g
  • Calories: 108
  • Fat: 8 grams
  • Saturated fat: 5 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 0 grams
  • Sugar: 0 grams
  • Sodium: 182 mg
  • Fiber: 0 grams
  • Protein: 7 grams
  • Cholesterol: 11 mg
Recipe type: Stuffed chillies
Cuisine: UK
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This is a great starter for a seafood evening. Succulent melted cheese on top of prawns that have been stuffed into chillies and baked in the oven . Served with a lime butter sauce . Delicious and low on the carbs as well !
  • Large red Chillies - 25 to 30 ( see note)
  • Large prawns - 500 grams
  • Cheese - 250 grams grated ( Cheddar , Cheshire or mozzarella)
  • Vegetable oil – one tablespoon
  • Butter – 125 grams
  • Lime juice - two tablespoons
  • Salt half a teaspoon
  • Garlic – one clove
  1. Remove tops from chillies. Cut open and remove seeds
  2. Remove shells from prawns and devein
  3. Heat vegetable oil and fry chillies for two minutes. Remove from heat
  4. Add prawns. Cook until just turning pink. Remove from stove
  5. Heat the oven to 250 degrees Celsius
  6. Place prawns in chillies and top with cheese. Place in a baking dish
  7. Grill in the oven until cheese has melted and chillies and prawns are heated through
  8. While the prawns are grilling heat a tablespoon of butter until foaming
  9. Add the garlic and cook for a minute
  10. Add lime juice. Salt and remaining butter
  11. Heat until melted. Pour into a jug
  12. Remove prawns from the oven and serve immediately with the lime butter
This recipe yields 5 servings of approximately 225 grams (5 prawns per portion)

Keywords: Prawn stuffed chillies with melted cheese

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