Prawns in Spicy Tomato Sauce

Prawns in Spicy Tomato Sauce

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Servings: 4
Calories: 218


  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 onions finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 6 to matoes peeled and chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 4 floz fish stock or water
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 lb raw peeled Mediterranean prawns
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • fresh parsley to garnish
  • rice to serve


  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan or saucepan and fry the onions for 3 - 4 minutes until golden. Add the garlic, fry for about 1 minute, and then stir in the tomatoes.
  • Blend the tomato puree with the stock or water and stir into the pan with the cumin, cinnamon and seasoning. Simmer, covered, over a low heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Do not allow to boil.
  • Add the prawns and lemon juice and simmer the sauce for a further 10 - 15 minutes over a low to moderate heat until the prawns are cooked and the stock is reduced by about half.
  • Serve with plain rice or in a decorative ring of Persian Rice, garnished with parsley.
Calories: 218 kcal
Carbohydrates: 18 g
Protein: 19 g
Fat: 9g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 143 mg
Sodium: 751 mg
Potassium: 758 mg
Fiber: 4 g
Sugar: 8 g
Vitamin A: 1794 IU
Vitamin C: 45 mg
Calcium: 119 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Ingredients Fish & Seafood, Prawn
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