Raw Black Tiger Prawns

£39.95

  • Raw Black Tiger Prawns
  • Deveined and shell removed
  • Deep frozen to preserve taste and texture
  • Average weight 1.8 kg per pack
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About this product

After you place an order for our raw black tiger prawns they will be delivered right to your doorstep. They will be deep frozen and delivered in a box containing 2.0kg of product. We recommend that you always buy prawns that have been frozen as soon as they are caught. Purchasing them this way helps to ensure that their flavour and texture is well preserved. Raw prawns are always likely to have been frozen at some point in the supply chain, even when they are sold as chilled. Our black tiger prawns have been removed from their shell and are already deveined for your convenience. They can be cooked directly from frozen.

Ingredients (allergens in bold) – Raw Black Tiger prawns (Prawns)

 

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Preperation

If you like to keep it simple you can can just boil our Black Tiger Prawns in salted water for a few minutes. Their flesh is grey when raw and will turn pink and opaque once cooked. They are also delicious grilled, sautéed, deep-fried, stir-fried or even barbecued.  Alternatively, you can eat precooked prawns cold in a salad with a vinegar dressing. When sautéing or grilling allow 2-3 minutes per side until they are no longer translucent. Once ready they may also be served with a with a wide variety of dipping sauces or added to soups and pastas.

Serving

Black tiger prawns can be served with a wide range of flavors and ingredients. Some popular options for seasoning are listed below. The following are just a few examples, the possibilities however are in fact endless when it comes to pairing flavors with black tiger prawns. We recommend that you experiment and have fun finding out which combinations you like best.

  • Garlic and chili
  • Coconut milk and curry
  • Butter and white wine
  • Mango and lime
  • Tomato and basil
  • Caper and olive oil
  • Soy sauce and sesame oil
  • Avocado and cilantro
  • Lemongrass and ginger
  • Lemon and herb

Drinks

The following drinks pair well with this product

  1. White Wine: White wines such as Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, and Riesling are a great match for black tiger prawns. They have a high acidity that complements the sweetness of the prawns and also cut through the richness of butter-based sauces.
  2. Rose wine: A dry or off-dry rose wine with a high acidity like Provence, Côtes de Provence, or Tavel will complement the sweetness of the prawns and bring out the flavors of any herbs or spices used in the dish.
  3. Sparkling Wine: Sparkling wines like Champagne, Prosecco, and Cava have a light and refreshing character that makes them a great pairing for black tiger prawns. The bubbles help to cleanse the palate, making them perfect for pairing with rich and buttery sauces.
  4. Beer: Lager or Pilsner beers have a light and crisp character that pairs well with black tiger prawns. The effervescence of beer helps to refresh the palate and cut through the richness of the prawns.
  5. Cocktails: A cocktail made with gin, elderflower liqueur, and a touch of lime juice is a perfect pairing with black tiger prawns, as the botanicals in gin complement the sweetness of the prawns and the acidity in the lime cuts the richness.

Ultimately, the perfect drink pairing will depend on the specific preparation of the prawns and the flavors that are present in the dish.

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