Australian Prawns Recipe

Australian Prawns

Salt baked potatoes topped with jalapeño butter and prawns

This quick and easy dish is part of the “Prawnucopia” feast for 8-12 - or you can make it as a standalone dish and serve it with a side green salad.

Salt baked potatoes topped with prawns recipe
Prep Time15 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 15 mins

Ingredients

 10 medium potatoes, scrubbed clean
 1 kg rock salt
 75 g softened butter
 2 green onions finely chopped
 2 cloves garlic, crushed
 4 fresh jalapeños, deseeded and chopped
 ¼ cup coriander leaves, finely chopped
 Juice and zest of one lime
 24 small peeled Australian prawns
 1 long red chilli deseeded and finely chopped
 Baby coriander
 Crème fraîche to serve

Method

1

Preheat oven to 200℃.

2

Prick the potatoes with a fork and place on tray lined with rock salt. Bake for 1 hour or until the skin is crisp and the potato is cooked through.

3

Place the butter, green onion, garlic, jalapeño peppers, coriander, lime juice and zest into a bowl and mix until well combined.

4

Split the potatoes down the centre and top with prawns spoon over the butter and return to the oven for 2-3 minutes to warm through.

5

Top with crème fraîche, chilli and baby coriander leaves.

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Ingredients

 10 medium potatoes, scrubbed clean
 1 kg rock salt
 75 g softened butter
 2 green onions finely chopped
 2 cloves garlic, crushed
 4 fresh jalapeños, deseeded and chopped
 ¼ cup coriander leaves, finely chopped
 Juice and zest of one lime
 24 small peeled Australian prawns
 1 long red chilli deseeded and finely chopped
 Baby coriander
 Crème fraîche to serve

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 200℃.

2

Prick the potatoes with a fork and place on tray lined with rock salt. Bake for 1 hour or until the skin is crisp and the potato is cooked through.

3

Place the butter, green onion, garlic, jalapeño peppers, coriander, lime juice and zest into a bowl and mix until well combined.

4

Split the potatoes down the centre and top with prawns spoon over the butter and return to the oven for 2-3 minutes to warm through.

5

Top with crème fraîche, chilli and baby coriander leaves.

Salt baked potatoes topped with jalapeño butter and prawns