• Recipe by Mimi Jardim 

    Peri-peri prawns in beer sauce

    Serves: 4
    Cooking Time: 20 mins


    • 1kg queen prawns, cleaned, deveined and in their shells
    • 10ml (2 tsp) salt
    • 5ml (1 tsp) black pepper
    • 10ml (2 tsp) lemon rind, grated
    • 25ml olive oil
    • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
    • 1 bay leaf
    • bird’s eye chillies, to taste
    • 15g butter
    • 250ml (1 cup) beer
    • handful fresh coriander, chopped
    • lemon slices, to serve



    Season the prawns with the salt, pepper and lemon rind.


    Heat the oil in a deep frying pan or wok and add the garlic, bay leaf and chillies. Add the prawns, butter and beer, cover and cook, 10 – 15 minutes. Remove from heat, sprinkle with the coriander and serve with lemon slices.