Recipe for Prawns Pastis ... Serves 2 ...
3 tblsps. extra virgin olive oil
16 large uncooked prawns in their shells
3 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced into fine slivers
1 head of fennel seeds
sal maldon or sea salt
2 tblsps. Pastis
Set in a large sauté skillet or pan, over medium heat ... Add the oil, and when it is almost spitting, throw in the prawns together with the garlic, fennel seeds and plenty of seasoning ( add ur own favourites). Cook for 6 to 7 minutes, stirring to prevent garlic from burning.
You can tell when the prawns are done as they shall be a coral blush rose pink.
Add the Pastis and cook for 1 minute until all the Pastis fumes have burnt off. Serve straightaway ... Serve with either a Cava from Sant Sadurni D´Anoia or a Sauvignon Blanc from Marques de Riscal, Rioja Alavesa Designation ... and a lovely warm fresh Chapata style bread from the best bakery in ur hood.