Recipe

Spicy prawn and tomato tagine

  • 1 hr 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Ingredients

Spicy prawn and tomato tagine
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium brown onion (150g), chopped finely
  • 3 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon and cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 kilogram tomatoes, chopped coarsely
  • 1.5 kilogram uncooked medium king prawns (shrimp)
  • 1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley,finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup coriander (cilantro), finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup (30g) roasted unsalted pistachios, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon preserved lemon rind, finely chopped

Method

Spicy prawn and tomato tagine
  • 1
    Heat oil in tagine or flameproof casserole dish, cook onion and garlic, stirring, until onion softens. Add spices, cook, stirring, about 1 minute or until fragrant. Add tomato, cook, stirring, about 5 minutes or until tomato softens. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat, simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, shell and devein prawns leaving tails intact.
  • 3
    Add prawns to pan, cook, covered, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes or until prawns are changed in colour. Season.
  • 4
    Combine herbs, nuts and preserved lemon in small bowl.
  • 5
    Serve tagine sprinkled with herb mixture.

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