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Tuscan Butter Prawns Recipe

Tuscan Butter Prawns Recipe

Tuscan Butter Prawns Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 500 g Prawns
  • Salt To Taste
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 300 g Havled Cherry Tomatoes
  • 675 g Baby Spinach
  • 120 ml Cream
  • 25 g Freshly Grated Parmesan
  • 5 g Basil
  • Lemon Wedges, For Serving


  • In a large pan over medium-high heat, heat oil. Season prawns all over with salt and pepper. When oil is shimmering but not smoking, add prawns and sear until underside is golden, about 2 minutes, then flip until opaque. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add butter. When butter has melted, stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add cherry tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. Cook until tomatoes are beginning to burst then add spinach and cook until spinach is beginning to wilt.
  • Stir in double cream, Parmesan and basil and bring mixture to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and simmer until sauce is slightly reduced, about 3 minutes.
  • Return prawns to pan and stir to combine. Cook until prawns are heated through, garnish with more basil and squeeze lemon on top before serving.

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