Prawns with chorizo

Mark Sargeants prawns with chorizo is a Spanish tapas dish made with garlic, sherry and parsley
By Mark Sargeant
Prawns with chorizo
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  • Serves: 2 as a starter or 4 as a tapa
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 300 g chorizo, cut diagonally into ½cm thick slices
  • 8 medium prawns, with shells still on
  • 50 ml dry sherry
  • 2-3 tbsp flat leaf parsley, finely chopped


1. Heat a frying pan until medium hot, add the olive oil and garlic and fry for 12 minutes then add the chorizo and fry for a further 12 minutes.

2. Add a pinch sea salt and the prawns and cook for 23 minutes, or until the prawns are just pink. Add the dry sherry and stir with a wooden spatula to deglaze the pan.

3. Tip the chorizo, prawns and all their lovely juices into a serving dish and sprinkle over the parsley to serve.

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