Garlic Butter Alaska Spot Prawns with Basil and Tomato

Garlic butter spot prawns mixed with tomatoes, basil, & noodles

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 - 6 servings


  • 1/4 cup unsalted Butter
  • 3 cloves Garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs Alaska Spot Prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup Tomatoes, diced
  • 3/4 cup fresh Basil, roughly chopped
  • Salt and fresh ground Black Pepper, to taste


Melt butter with garlic in a small pan over medium-low heat, just until garlic begins to brown. Remove from heat.

Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. (Pat prawns dry with a paper towel.) Add prawns and cook, shaking pan back and forth to prevent sticking, until prawns begin to turn opaque, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and basil, then the garlic butter; turn off heat. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve with cooked pasta or grilled bread.

Recipe courtesy of Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI)