Catalan Sandwich & Garlic Prawns

Catalan Sandwich & Garlic Prawns

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Catalan Sandwich & Garlic Prawns

Catalan Sandwich & Garlic Prawns

Photo provided

For the Catalan sandwich

Ingredients

1
tablespoon
olive oil, plus extra for drizzling
2
baguettes, halved lengthwise
2
large ripe tomatoes
4
garlic cloves
4
slice
Serrano ham
sea salt flakes

Preparation:

  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and heat over medium heat. When hot, add the baguettes, cut-side down, and cook until browned, about 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, coarsley grate the tomatoes into a bowl to make a purée. Drizzle in some olive oil and season with sea salt flakes. 
  • Remove the toasted baguettes from the pan, gently rub each with a clove of garlic and spread the tomato purée over them. 
  • Top each with a slice of Serrano ham and cut them in half again, so that there are 4 pieces. 

 

For the garlic prawns

Ingredients

2
tablespoon
olive oil
3
garlic cloves, finely sliced
1
red chili, sliced
20
tiger prawns, shelled and deveined
100
ml
white Rioja
1
bunch
parsley, roughly chopped
sea salt flakes
black pepper

Preparation:

  • Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat. When hot, add the garlic and chillies to the pan, and cook, stirring. 
  • When the garlic is golden brown and fragrant, add the prawns and cook, stirring, for about 3 minutes until pink.
  • Pour in the white wine and cook, stirring, for another 4 minutes. 
  • Season with sea salt and and pepper and sprinkle over the parsley to serve.  

 

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