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Hot and Spicy Prawns

Super Peppery and Delicious.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine All-American
Keyword peppery, shrimp, spices, spicy
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 709kcal
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • 2 cups butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons ground pepper
  • 4 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 5 pounds unpeeled prawns or medium shrimp
  • 1-2 lemons, thinly sliced
  • French bread, optional


  • Preheat oven to 400º
  • Stir together the butter, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, pepper, hot sauce, garlic and salt. Pour half this mixture into a large heatproof baking dish. Layer half the prawns or shrimp and half the lemon slices in the dish; form a second layer with the remaining shrimp and lemon slices, pour the remaining sauce into the dish. Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until the prawns or shrimp are pink, stirring twice. Pour off the sauce into individual serving dishes and serve with French bread, optional.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 709kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 59g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Cholesterol: 836mg | Sodium: 3446mg | Potassium: 371mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1445IU | Vitamin C: 28.2mg | Calcium: 447mg | Iron: 6.8mg