Bonzai Prawns

Total Time:
15 min
10 min
Inactive Prep:
5 min
4 servings


  • 2 cups julienned Bermuda red onions
  • 2 cups diced tomatoes
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced (2 tablespoons)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley, plus sprigs for serving
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons sweet butter (unsalted)
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 6 cups cooked basmati rice
  • Wild rice and whole grains added to mixture as per personal preference
  • 16 to 24 prawns, peeled and deveined
  • Pineapple brochette, for serving
  • Lemon, for serving


Saute the onions, tomatoes, garlic, flat leaf parsley, salt, and pepper in butter for approximately 4 minutes on high heat. Add prawns and saute for 30 seconds. Add white wine, cover for 2 minutes.

Lay bed of rice and grains on plate in small mound. Arrange prawns towards the center of the mound with tails out. Put 1/4 of butter sauce on each prawn, then add grilled pineapple brochette, garnish with Italian flat-leaf parsley and lemon.