Prawns with Pumpkin Seed Salsa
- 1-1/2 lbs. (16/20-count) prawns, peeled and deveined
- salt and pepper
- Pumpkin Seed Salsa:
- 8 roma tomatoes
- 1 medium onion, thickly sliced
- 5 garlic cloves
- olive oil
- 3 c. pumpkin seeds
- juice of 2 limes
- 3 red bell peppers, roasted and peeled
- sherry vinegar to taste
- salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat tomatoes, onion and garlic with oil and roast until the tomatoes are slightly blackened and the onions and garlic have a nice caramel color. Heat some oil in a sauté pan and toast the pumpkin seeds until crispy. Purée all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
To assemble: season prawns with salt and pepper, toss them with the salsa and roast them in a 500°F. oven for 4 minutes. Pass around with napkins.