Steamed prawns

Are you looking for a fish dish savory and tasty, but also light and healthy? These steamed prawns are perfect! Of course the main ingredient - prawns - must be absolutely fresh. If you have time and you live nearby an harbour, you could go yourself in the early morning to look for them. And don't forget to buy a really fresh and raw avocado.


  • king prawns 12 king shrimps
  • lemon 4 lemon slices
  • vermouth 2 tablespoons of vermouth
  • avocado one avocado
  • wild fennel a sprig of sweet fennel
  • lemon juice the juice of a lemon
  • chilli half a chili pepper
  • salt
10 minutes Total time
5 minutes Active time
Serves 2 persons
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Arrange some lemon slices and wild fennel in the steamer basket. Arrange the prawns over it. Steam for 3 minutes. Sprinkle with vermouth liqueur and cook for 2 more minutes. Beat the avocado flesh with the lemon juice, the half chilli pepper and a little salt. Serve the prawns with the avocado sauce on the side.

Don't forget to rinse your prawns carefully under cold water throughly and throw away the intestine vein.
There are different types of prawns, of different dimensions. Consider that the biggest prawns can be 20 cm long.

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