White wine garlic prawns

White wine garlic prawns

White wine garlic prawns is the perfect, easy appetizer/starter and makes a great fast dinner served with crusty bread for mopping up the white wine sauce.
Course Appetizer, Starter
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Garlic prawns, Garlic shrimp, White wine garlic shrimp
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people as a starter
Calories 323kcal
Author Alida Ryder


  • 1 kg prawns/shrimp deveined and peeled
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 4 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1/3 cup Fat Bastard Chardonnay
  • 1 tbsp parsley finely chopped
  • 1-2 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • lemon slices to serve


  • Peel and de-vein your prawns if they aren't already, leaving the tail on. 
  • Melt the butter in a large frying pan then add the prawns in a single layer (this might mean cooking them in batches, depending on the size of your pan). 
  • Cook the prawns until golden brown and opaque on both sides then add the garlic. 
  • Allow the garlic to cook for 20 seconds then pour in the wine, lemon juice, parsley and season with salt and pepper. 
  • Allow the wine to reduce for a minute or two then serve.


Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 645mg | Sodium: 1995mg | Potassium: 225mg | Vitamin A: 255IU | Vitamin C: 13.9mg | Calcium: 368mg | Iron: 5.5mg