Recipe courtesy of Tapatu

Prawns with Vanilla Coconut Sauce

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 18 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 tablespoon butter

16 prawns (also called jumbo shrimp), peeled, deveined, tail on

1 vanilla bean, split

1/2 cup coconut milk, twisted from freshly grated coconut in a cheesecloth

Salt and ground black pepper


  1. In a medium saute pan, melt the butter. Add the prawns and vanilla bean and let them saute for 2 minutes. Add the coconut milk and let it thicken. When the prawns are completely cooked, season with the salt and pepper and serve.