Onions buttered prawns with medley tomatoes

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Here’s my long waited buttered prawns with onions and medley tomatoes that I had hold on for a while until I can get cheap prawns to cook it. In fact, I cook this in Singapore at my sister’s home.

This is a simple and quick meal to cook. Most ingredients you would have them in your home. Well, I only buy seafood when they are on sale. My prawns are juicy plump delicious cooked in buttered onion and looks beautiful with the medley tomatoes and garnished with parsley and spring onion. Let’s cook!!!


1 Tbs olive oil
60-80 g butter
600 g prawns with shells
2 garlic cloves, finely sliced
1 medium onions, thinly sliced
200 g punnet medley tomatoes
1/4 c of vegetables stock
salt and freshly ground black pepper
small handful parsley and spring onion, chopped


In a large pan heat the oil and butter. Add the onions and garlic and stir well. Next add prawns and stock, cook until they are pink and cooked through about 3-4 minutes. Then add medley tomatoes.

Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper and scatter the chopped parsley and spring onions over.  Toss around and serve at once. Serve with coconut rice or plain rice with other meat dish. This dish goes well with a glass of white wine.