Garlic Butter Cheesy Prawn

Lee Thayer


This recipe was prepared for me by our good friends we had over as house guests. Very tasty and easy to prepare. This recipe uses large prawn so it is not an inexpensive meal. This can be an appetizer, at a pot luck meal, or as a main dish.


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14 large prawns
10 Min
10 Min
Convection Oven


  • 14
    large prawn, whole
  • 1/2 c
  • 6 clove
    garlic, smashed and minced
  • 14 slice
    cheddar cheese, small slices
  • ·
    spring onion or chives, garnish

How to Make Garlic Butter Cheesy Prawn


  1. Preheat your oven to 200 C (390 F), line a 9x13 baking dish with foil.
  2. Split the body of each whole prawn, including the head, to nearly through and gently spread apart and place in the baking dish. Photo shows the size of prawn used.
  3. With the room temp butter, mix in the garlic, using a spoon and your fingers, put some garlic butter into each prawn as shown in this photo.
  4. Place in the oven then reduce the temp to 180 C (350 F). Bake for 5-10 minute or until the shells turn orange, remove from the oven and add a small slice of cheese to each body of the prawns and bake for another 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted, remove from oven, sprinkle with some chopped spring onion, serve.

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About Garlic Butter Cheesy Prawn

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Thai
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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