Sauteed Garlic Ginger Thai Basil Prawns

If you are craving prawns, this fast, simple, and easy-to-prepare recipe will have your prawns bursting with flavor and ready for serving in just minutes. The prawns are sautéed in oil with some fresh garlic, finely sliced ginger, and freshly chopped sweet Thai basil. Juicy, tender, and absolutely delicious! Feel free to add a light squeeze of lemon at the end for an added touch!

• 10-12 medium sized prawns (I used fresh Black Tiger prawns), peeled, deveined, with tails left in-tact
• 1 tbsp grapeseed oil
• 2-3 cloves fresh garlic, finely chopped
• 1 tsp fresh ginger, finely sliced
• 2 tbsp fresh Thai basil leaves, chopped
• Sea salt to taste
• 2 lemon wedges for serving (Optional)

1. Wash prawns thoroughly in cold water. Peel and devein prawns, leaving the tails in-tact.
2. Heat oil in a pan on medium-high heat for 1 minute.
3. Add garlic and ginger and sauté for 1 minute.
4. Add prawns and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
5. Add chopped basil and sauté for another minute.
6. Add sea salt to taste.
7. Serve with lemon wedges. (Optional)

Makes 2 servings