Mexican-style Prawns

La Cocina de Babel
Mexican-style Prawns
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Description

Covered in a rich mole sauce these Mexican-style prawns, this seafood recipe captures some of the classic flavors of Mexican cuisine. The mole sauce is made from a combination of sauteed onions, garlic, and red chili peppers with fresh lemon juice, chopped coriander and tomatoes. Keep the prawns whole, but make sure they are completely deveined. These Mexican-style prawns can be served as an appetizer or as a main entree with a side of rice.

Ingredients

24 prawns (very large king)
1 onions (large, chopped)
3 cloves garlic (chopped)
2 red chili peppers (large)
1/2 lemon
1 can chopped tomatoes
1 bunch coriander (chopped)
olive oil
black pepper
salt

Directions

1Peel the prawns carefully, leaving the head and tail intact.
2Devein the prawn by removing the black intestinal tract.
3Open the chilies and remove the seeds; chop and set aside.
4Heat a drizzle of oil in a heavy based frying pan, add the onion and cook until soft.
5Add the garlic and chillies.
6Stir well and add the prawns. Squeeze the lemon juice over the prawns and stir again.
7Pour in the tomato. Season and leave to cook on low until the sauce thickens.
8Sprinkle with coriander and serve.
9May be served as a starter, or a main meal with rice or pasta.
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NutritionView more

130Calories
Sodium11%DV260mg
Fat9%DV6g
Protein18%DV9g
Carbs4%DV13g
Fiber20%DV5g

PER SERVING *

Calories130Calories from Fat50
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat6g9%
Saturated Fat0.5g3%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol40mg13%
Sodium260mg11%
Potassium840mg24%
Protein9g18%
Calories from Fat50
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate13g4%
Dietary Fiber5g20%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.