Kevin Dundon's Roasted Spicy Prawns dish from Today with Maura and Dáithí!


Serves: 4

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 24-30 king prawns, cleaned and split
  • 4-6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 shallots, chopped
  • 1 red chili, chopped
  • 50g butter
  • 100g breadcrumb
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • salt and pepper
  • a few drops smoked tabasco
  • 1 spring onions, chopped
  • 100g Salad Leaves


  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/440°F
  2. In an oven safe sauté pan, over medium/high heat, warm a tablespoon of olive oil, add the prawns, garlic, shallots, red chilli and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add seasoning and stir the pan until coloured. Add in the butter and sprinkle the breadcrumb and lemon zest.
  4. Place in the oven if desired to caramelise the breadcrumb for the next 2 minutes.
  5. In a small bowl, combine salad leaves with the lemon juice, smoked tabasco and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Remove the pan from the oven and sprinkle with spring onions and a few drops of smoked tabasco.
  7. Serve with dressed salad leaves and crunchy bread.