Chickpeas with Prawns

Total Time:
2 hr 20 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
2 hr 5 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 kilogram (about 2 pounds) dried chickpeas
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • Several cloves garlic, chopped
  • Olive oil, for cooking
  • 1 pound prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Brandy, to taste
Directions
  • Place the chickpeas in a pot and cover with several inches of water. Simmer until tender, about 2 hours.

  • Towards the end of the cooking time for the chickpeas, cook the onions, peppers and garlic in some olive oil in a large saute pan, stirring occasionally. Add the prawns, bay leaf and some salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until the prawns are cooked through.

  • Drain the chickpeas and add them to the prawns along with a splash of brandy. Cook briefly to let the bitterness evaporate. Serve.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.


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