Terra Cotta Prawns

16 large shrimp, butterflied
4 ounces goat cheese
4 ounces cream cheese
1 medium clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon cream
4 tablespoons chopped cilantro
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 medium tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
1 tablespoon chopped jalapeño
1 lime, juiced
Salt and pepper, to taste

YIELD: 2 servings

COURSE: Seafood

CUISINE: Italian


  1. Bake shrimp approximately 2 minutes at 350ºF. Remove; cool slightly. Mix cheese, garlic, cream, salt, pepper and half of the cilantro. Pipe mixture into butterflied part of each shrimp. Bake for 3 minutes at 400ºF.
  2. To make the coulis, cook tomatoes in a covered skillet for approximately 5 minutes. Add cilantro, jalapeño, salt, pepper, and lime. Cook uncovered until moisture is almost evaporated.
  3. Serve shrimp atop tomato coulis.