Bravas Prawns

Bravas Prawns

‘Bravas’ is basically a mixture of the most commonly used Spanish condiments, which you’ll find in the ingredients list. These are the easiest, tastiest prawns to make and they simply go with any sides or main meal. It is heavily infused with delicious spices that has a kick to it.

Course: Main
Cuisine: Spanish, Italian
Prep time –  5 minutes
Cooktime – 25 minutes

Serves 4


  • 2 cups uncooked large Prawns(or shrimps) with tail on
  • 1tsp olive oil
  • 1tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
  • Sprinkle of salt & black pepper
  • 80g Garlic butter
  • 1 tsp dry parsley
  • Lime wedge


    1. Mix all spices and olive oil together with the prawns in a bowl.
    2. Dry pan fry the prawns 1 minute on each side.
    3. Add the garlic butter and drizzle the honey over the prawns and mix until cooked (2 minutes or so).
    4. Serve with a squeeze if lime and enjoy in a taco/wrap or simply with fried rice, jollof rice, salad or eat on their own.

You can use shrimps instead of prawns.

A full video of this recipe can be found on my channel ‘ FunJayJay | How to make Bravas Prawns

Feel free to leave your comments below or if you have any questions about the recipe, please do ask.



  • T
    Posted at 12:33h, 10 October Reply

    Wow! This looks really tasty! ?

  • fola togunloju
    Posted at 20:39h, 10 October Reply

    I am going to try this during the week! Have uncooked prawns so half way there on ingredients

  • Funlola Funsho
    Posted at 16:41h, 07 December Reply

    Thank you!

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