Nando’s Portuguese style prawns

8 as a starter, 4 as main
Cooking time
  • Seafood
  • Medium
  • That’s pan-fried

Cooked in a garlic PERi-PERi sauce, these prawns are so delicious, make sure you’re hungry! 

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  • 1kg Large King or Queen Prawns, de-veined but not peeled
  • 60g Butter
  • 30g Crushed garlic
  • ¼ Cup (60ml) Nando’s PERi-PERi Sauce 
  • Juice of 2 -3 lemons


  1. Heat butter and garlic in a skillet or heavy-based frying pan. 
  2. Add prawns, and fry for 5 minutes, until the colour has turned coral.
  3. Add Nando’s PERi-PERi and stir through to coat the prawns with sauce. 
  4. Squeeze the lemon over the prawns and serve immediately with rice or crusty bread. 

Try our sauces

You can try some other sauces with this recipe - we recommend the following:

Dial up: Hot PERi-PERi sauce

Dial down: Lemon & Herb PERi-PERi sauce