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Garlic Prawns & Blistered Tomatoes

Garlic prawns with blistered tomatoes and Swiss chard over creamy polenta
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Seafood
Keyword: 15 minute dinners, Easy Weeknight Meal
Servings: 4


  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 bunch cherry tomatoes on the vine or a large handful cherry tomatoes
  • 2 large garlic cloves minced
  • 16 large shrimp cleaned and deveined
  • 1 bunch Swiss chard rough chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Creamy Polenta

  • 1 cup dried polenta
  • 1 splash cream
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated


  • Heat a large saute pan over high heat.
  • Add 1/2 Tbsp olive oil and place tomatoes in pan. Sear quickly on each side until blistered, but not too long that they burst open. Remove from pan.
  • Add remaining olive oil, garlic and shrimp. Toss to coat. Add Swiss chard and saute until shrimp turn opaque about 2-3 minutes and Swiss chard is just wilted. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve over creamy polenta with blistered tomatoes.

Creamy Polenta

  • Make polenta according to box directions. Add a splash of cream, 1 Tbsp butter and 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese to cooked polenta before serving.