Chilli and Garlic Prawns Aga

Chilli and Garlic Prawns Aga

Tip; you can use the cast iron grilling pan without the butter for a lighter dinner, cook the prawns for 3-5 minutes on the boiling stovetop or set in the roasting oven on the top shelf
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Course Aga, Main Course
Cuisine Irish
Servings 4


  • 1 red chilli chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 lemon zest and juice
  • 4 tbsp fresh coriander or flat leaves parsley
  • 50 g butter
  • 500 g king prawn tails peeled and raw
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 shallots chopped
  • 1 lime juice
  • Salt and pepper

To serve

  • 80 g Rocket leaves washed
  • Fresh crusty bread


  • In a bowl, place the chilli, lemon zest, garlic, butter, half coriander together. Combine until smooth.
  • In a bowl, combine the prawns and oil and season well with salt and pepper.
  • Preheat the cast iron pan on the boiling stove top then, add the prawns, shallots and the butter. Cook for 3-5 minutes until cooked through and the butter is foaming and bubbling.
  • Remove the prawns from the boiling stove to the simmering stove and squeeze over the juice of lemon. Continue to cookfor a further minute or so and sprinkle with coriander and add extra leftover of butter mixture.
  • Toast the bread on the stovetops with the aga toaster rack.
  • Place the bread on the serving dish, add salad leaves and spoon the prawns and butter sauce.
Keyword Aga cooker, brunch, Kevin Dundon, lunch, quick and easy, seafood, shellfish

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