Recipe: Gambas Pil Pil

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Gambas Pil Pil
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This is Spanish tapas. This is a bigger portion as we make it as a main meal at home. It is Prawns with chilli and garlic. What’s not to love?


  • 500 grams prawns (deveined and tail kept on)
  • 200 grams butter
  • 125 ml olive oil
  • 15 cloves garlic
  • 10 chilli (pieces)
  • 175 ml dry white wine
  • paprika (for serving)


After the prawns are deveined, add some salt and put in the fridge for half and hour. Melt the butter olive oil in a large pot on the stove. Add chooped garlic when oil & butter starts to bubble. Add Chopped chilli. Add prawns. As the pot starts to boil again add the wine. Prawns are done once they turn pink.

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