Spicy Prawn Rouagille Recipe

This is a perfect spicy and warming dish (perfect for this rainy October weather) its a quick Mauritian dish which can be made in 15-20 minutes perfect for that dinner for two, best served with basmati rice or rotis!

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Prawn Rougaille


Recipe for  2  persons

15-20 minutes to make



220g King Prawns/Raw (deveined & de-shelled)

2 Tbsp Olive Oil

1 Small Onion, chopped finely

1 garlic clove, chopped finely

1 small 1inch sized piece ginger, chopped finely

2 Green Chillies, chopped finely with seeds

200g Chopped tomatoes (canned)

1 small fresh Tomato, chopped

1 Spring Onion, green part chopped finely

Small bunch fresh Coriander, coriander stalks chopped and leaves kept separately for decoration

1 tbsp fresh thyme (leaves only)

1 tsp salt

Pinch of sugar




1) Firstly add into pan on medium heat, then add onion, garlic & ginger let it sweat for 2 minutes, add thyme leaves, chilli, tomato let it cook for 1 minute

2) Add all chopped tomatoes to the pan, coriander stalks, salt, pinch of sugar and 100ml water leave to cook for 10 minutes, stirring at intervals.

3) Keep checking the rougaille sauce add a little water if it dries out,  then add your prawns into the sauce, cook gently for 2/3 minutes or till cooked and pink.

4)Turn the heat off, add spring onion and fresh coriander to finish off dish, taste for seasoning, add more salt and chilli if required.

5) Best eaten with fragrant basmati rice or fresh rotis!