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Mushroom And Prawns

By on October 23, 2014 in Recipes, Seafood Recipes with 0 Comments

Mushroom-and-PrawnEating healthy is a choice, and seafood makes a great choice.  This recipe combines mushroom and prawns with basil and garlic giving it a nice zesty flavour.  Its a great starter dish to be cooked on a barbecue.  You can always eat it as a main meal, pared with salads or rice.

Mushroom and prawns recipe


6 fresh field mushrooms
12 tiger prawns
1 tomato, diced
Juice of 1/2 lime
Fresh Parsley, chopped
1 clove of garlic
Fresh basil
1/2 cup of seafood stock
Salt & Pepper


1. Grill the mushrooms and set aside.

2. Grill the prawns (just be careful not to overcook).

3. Place mushrooms and prawns in a pan with the diced tomato, half the lime juice, parsley, garlic, basil and stock and simmer until reduced.

4. Add salt and pepper to taste and serve lightly drizzled with remaining lime juice.

Serves 2-3

Mushrooms are an underrated addition to a diet.  They are loaded with vitamins and minerals [copper, vitamin B3, vitamin B5, potassium, phosphorus, and iron] with very few calories.  With some planning, mushrooms can also make a great meat substitute as a perfect way to lower the calories of any meal at only 44 calories per cup

Click here for some of the best seafood recipes around.  Seafood can give you some amazing health benefits in your diet.  Don’t be afraid to experiment, shellfish has some great benefits but so does fish. Recipes like Thai fish cakes are simple to make and are also a great snack.

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