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Creamy Garlic Prawns in a white pan with spinach and creamy sauce
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Creamy Garlic Prawns

Creamy Garlic Prawns or Creamy Garlic Shrimp are juicy and succulent! Combining simple ingredients in a garlic cream sauce.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Australian, International
Keyword: creamy garlic prawns
Servings: 4
Calories: 848kcal
Author: Adrianne


  • Pan
  • Small knife
  • Chopping board


Creamy Garlic Prawns

  • 1 kg prawns
  • 600 ml cream
  • 8 cloves garlic peeled, end cut off
  • 2 cups spinach leaves
  • cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp dried onion
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • parsley to garnish


Creamy Garlic Prawns

  • Peel and devein prawns leaving tails intact
  • Cut ends from garlic and slight (alternatively leave whole)
  • In a medium jug, combine cream, dried onion, garlic and parmesan cheese, whisk together
  • Add olive oil to fry pan and turn to a medium heat. Add prawns, season with salt and pepper and cook, flipping occasionally for 4-5mins.
  • Remove prawns from pan once cooked and rest on paper towel
  • Pour cream sauce into pan, stir till texture is smooth and consistent, bring to the boil, then reduce to a simmer. Simmer for 5 mins until garlic is soft and tender.
  • Add spinach to creamy garlic sauce, stir till spinach is wilted and mixed into the sauce
  • Return prawns to the pan, stir into the creamy sauce till mixed in and heated through
  • Garnish with parsley and cracked pepper


Calories: 848kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 58g | Fat: 65g | Saturated Fat: 37g | Cholesterol: 841mg | Sodium: 2437mg | Potassium: 441mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3677IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 588mg | Iron: 6mg