Pan-Fried Garlic Prawns



This is one of the easiest pan-fried prawn/shrimp recipes that is remarkably delicious.Well seasoned prawns/shrimp  are fried with onions then tossed with more fresh onion and jalapenos.The result is sweet,juicy,garlicky,and slightly spicy.Yum!It’s all time favorite in my family.

Pan-Fried Garlic Prawns


  • 2lbs prawns or wild shrimp shell on*
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon old bay seasoning (optional)
  • 1 onion sliced in to thick slices
  • 1-2 jalapenos sliced
  • 2/3 cup corn starch
  • 1/2 cup + more if needed high heat oil (I used avocado oil)
  • Optional-
  • chili powder or chili flakes to add more heat.
  • chopped scallions.
  • * You can use shell-off kind too


  1. In a large bowl,combine prawns/shrimp,salt,pepper,onion powder,garlic powder,(optional;chili powder or flakes,old bay seasoning.)1/2 of sliced onion,1/2 of sliced jalapenos and corn starch.Set a side.
  2. In a another bowl, combine the rest of the onion and jalapeno. Or scallions with jalapeno or even both.
  3. Heat a wok or frying pan on high heat.Add oil and let it heat up.When the oil is really hot,fry prawns in batches on both sides. (about 3-4 batches).
  4. Place fried batch of prawns in to the bowl with onion and jalapeno and mix. Mix prawns every time when adding another batch.
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Shrimp canapes


These Shrimp canapes are perfect for appetizer for any party or get together.They are my families  all-time favorite.


15-20 pieces of large raw shrimp cut in to pieces.
8 oz. cream cheese at room temp.
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt
4 cloves crushed garlic
Shredded  colby jack or any other of your choice.
sliced baguette

Heat oven to 500 degrees.

With a hand mixer, combine cream cheese,mayo,seasoning salt, and garlic.
Spread the mixture on the baguette slices.
Place about 6-7 pieces of shrimps on top.
Sprinkle cheese on top of the shrimps.
Arrange prepared canapes on a baking sheet and place it in the oven.
Bake in the oven for about 8 -10 minutes.