Prawns cooked in hot garlic oil. I was lucky to buy 8 cast iron rammikins on ebay last year for $40. Just brilliant. The trick in making this receipe is not to burn your garlic. Make sure you use a very light oil such as grapeseed oil or rice bran oil which has a high smoke point and will not overpower your prawns. You should not taste any oil on your prawns.


  • 28 King Prawns (approx 1 kg)

  • 12 bulbs of garlic

  • .5 ltr rice bran oil

  • 4 tbsp flat leat parsley

  • crusty bread to serve


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 220 degrees

  • 2.

    Chop garlic and divide evenly into ramikins

  • 3.

    Fill rammikin halfway with oil

  • 4.

    Putting rammikins into a flat bottomed baking dish, put into oven to heat

  • 5.

    Peel prawns leaving tail on

  • 6.

    Oil is hot enough when the garlic is just starting to colour and you can smell it

  • 7.

    Add prawns, they should only take 2-3 mins to cook.

  • 8.

    Add chopped parsley and stir

  • 9.

    Serve with crusty bread


If you don't have cast iron rammikins, try heating the oil and garlic in a cake tin and then adding the prawns and serve in a large tea cup

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Posted by hungry girlReport
These look delicious .... my dad has the same cast iron pots, I'll try it out when I'm next at his house.