Sicilian Prawns Involtini
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Sicilian Prawns Involtini

Prawn Involtini is a typical recipe of north-eastern gastronomy of Sicily.
A nice and appetizing second dish perfect for your summer dinners.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Seafood
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
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Servings 1 people
Calories 340kcal
Author Authentic Italian Cuisine
Cost $ 10



  • 8 Peeled King Prawns
  • 3 slices White bread
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 2 Capers
  • 2 Anchovy fillets
  • 5 Tbsp Milk
  • 5 Fresh Parsley leaved
  • Salt


  • 5 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 3 Tbsp Fresh Lemon juice
  • 1 Tsp Dried Oregano
  • 6 Fresh Parsley leaves
  • Salt


  • Remove the bread crust and cut it into small dices.
  • Place the bread crumbs in a bowl, add the milk and stir with a fork. Let the bread absorb the milk.
  • Mince very fine Garlic, Capers, Anchovy fillets and Parsley.
  • Add to the bread crumbs mixture an mix well mashing with a fork.
  • You should get a soft filling.
  • Butterfly the prawns with a sharp knife.
  • Place the prawns on a sheet of food plastic or cling film.
  • With a flat meat tenderizer gently flatten the prawns.
  • Place two prawns on your hand palm
  • Place a tablespoon of stuffing in the middle.
  • Fold the edges and roll up pressing lightly in your hands
  • Once all four involtini are made, take two rolls and gently insert a wooden skewer.
  • Repeat the same procedure with the other two.
  • Prepare the dressing: Mince garlic and parsley, place them in a bowl, add extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, dried oregano and salt.
  • Mix well with a whisk until obtain a creamy dressing.
  • In a pan over medium heat, place 2 tbsp oil, when is hot, put in the involtini.
  • Brown the involtini 45 seconds per side.
  • Lid on and cook another one minute per side.
  • Serve the Involtini with mixed salad and some slice of lemon.