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The Prawns in Herb Sauce recipe can be included to your diet food plan. This offers high quality taste and unique food presentations which is apparently delicious and healthy. You prepare this dish for about forty minutes and can serve for eight people.
Serves :

Preparation Time :
30 minutes

Cooking Time :
50 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • Rinse and peel the prawns, then remove the black thread-like intestine.
  • Coarsely chop the leek, carrots and celeriac. Wash the parsley, strip off the leaves. Keep 3 stalks for the stock.
  • Melt the margarine in a saucepan and fry the prawn shells and vegetables until the shells are red in color.
  • Add the wine and stir well to mix. Add the parsley stalks, peppercorns and bay leaf.
  • Simmer for 30 minutes, then strain. Bring the stock back to the boil on a clean pan. Add the prawns and simmer for about 8 minutes.
  • Wash the dill and finely chop with the parsley leaves. Lift the prawns out of the stock and keep hot on 4 warmed plates.
  • Boil to reduce the stock by half. Gradually add the cream and continue boiling until creamy and sauce-like, stirring continuously.
  • Stir in the herbs and lemon juice and season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour over the prawns.
  • Serve garnished with sprigs of dill. 


  • 20 uncooked Mediterranean or Dublin Bay prawns
  • 2 leek, trimmed and washed
  • 4 carrots, peeled 
  • 1 celeriac, peeled 
  • 1 bunch parsley 
  • 2 tablespoon margarine 
  • 2 onion, peeled and quartered 
  • 250 ml dry white wine 
  • 4 white peppercorns 
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 bunch dill
  • 250 ml single cream
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground white pepper 
  • Dill sprigs, to garnish

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