Scampi Alla Veneziana

Scampi Alla Veneziana


  • 1 pound (500g) fresh prawns
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) olive oil
  • 2 very fresh lemons, cut into wedges


(Prawns Venetian Style). Cook prawns and bay leaf in boiling water for 3 minutes only. Discard bay leaf. Shell and devein prawns, leaving the tails. Chill. Serving the prawns in a good looking clear or white bowl nestled in crushed ice makes a nice show at the table. Offer each person their individual small bowl of olive oil and lemon wedges. Serves 4

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