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Hot Hollywood prawns recipe

Gemma began her dinner party with creamy prawns and scallops on Come Dine With Me West Midlands

Serves 5


  • 5 scallops
  • 300g raw peeled tiger prawns
  • 1-2 chillies, chopped
  • Olive oil
  • 3 shallots, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • Splash of white wine
  • Knob of butter
  • 2 tsp tomato purée
  • Splash of double cream
  • Chopped lettuce, tomato and cucumber
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 100g feta cheese, diced
  • Handful of pomegranate seeds


  1. Place the scallops and prawns in a bowl with the chilli and olive oil. Cover and chill to marinate.

  2. Heat some more oil in a frying pan and fry the shallot and garlic until golden. Add the prawns and a splash of white wine and fry for 2-3 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile heat a griddle pan until hot then melt the butter and griddle the scallops for 2 minutes each side.

  4. Stir the tomato purée, black pepper and cream into the prawns and gently heat through.

  5. Arrange the salad on serving plates and serve with the prawns and scallops.

Please note this recipe is the contestant's own and has not been tested professionally. Like the Come Dine With Me contestants, you could be creating a culinary delight or dining disaster, so switch on your ovens and be bold.

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Thursday 15 November 2012
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