How to cook king prawns

Pour fresh king prawns into a saucepan with a little boiling water and cook for 10 minutes after boiling. Defrost frozen king prawns and cook for 10 minutes after boiling water.

How to cook king prawns

1. Defrost frozen shrimp, wash fresh ones.
2. Pour water into the pan – for each kilogram of shrimp, 800-900 milliliters of water.
3. Put the pan on the fire, after boiling, add salt, pepper and lay out the king prawns.
4. Boil the king prawns for 10 minutes.

Sauces for king prawns

Garlic Sause

for 500 grams of shrimp

Garlic – 2-3 cloves
Vegetable oil – 20 grams
Lemon – half
Sugar – half a teaspoon
Salt to taste

Own shrimp juice – 150 milliliters

Cooking recipe
Finely chop the garlic, add it to vegetable oil, then add salt, sugar and lemon juice, mix. Put the king prawns in a cooking dish, add the sauce. Cook in this sauce for 10 minutes. Serve the finished dish, putting it on a deep plate along with the sauce.

Spicy sauce

for 500 grams of shrimp

– 1 piece
Sugar – half a teaspoon
Chili pepper – 1 small pod (5 centimeters)
Soy sauce – 1 tablespoon
Water – 1 teaspoon

Cooking recipe
Squeeze the juice from the lemon, add the chili pepper cut into thin rings (together with the seeds), sugar, soy sauce, water. Mix everything well until the sugar dissolves. Serve with cooked shrimp in a separate gravy boat.

Tasty Facts

Boiled king prawns keep in the refrigerator for up to three days.

– The readiness of fresh shrimp is determined by their color – when cooked at the initial stage, they turn pink, then, almost red – this means that they are ready. The optimal cooking time for fresh king prawns is 10 minutes. Defrost frozen king prawns from the package, then reheat for 5 minutes.

– When cooking shrimp, it is important not to overcook them , as with a long cooking time they can become “rubber”.

– To make the shrimp soft , soak them for 30 minutes in water before cooking.

– Calorie content of boiled king prawns – 85 kcal / 100 grams.

— The benefits of king prawns The protein contained in king prawns restores muscle tissue, strengthens the collagen fibers of the skin, making it smooth and elastic. Also, shrimp meat has anti-sclerotic properties, improving blood flow. And iodine, which shrimp contain in large quantities, stimulates mental performance, is necessary for the immune system and maintaining the normal functioning of the thyroid gland.

– Vitamins contained in shrimp: PP (metabolism), E (skin, reproductive system), B1 (digestion), A (bones, teeth, vision), B9 (immunity).