The Portuguese Discoveries opened contacts  with diverse cultures, such as the  early Arab spice  traders influence in the history of Mozambique’s  gastronomy  resulting in a  combination of  flavors that provides explosive culinary delights!

Why Laurentina? This is the name given to the girls born in the former Lourenco Marques City I am one of them.

What you need:

1kg. large prawns cleaned

25ml lemon juice

10ml salt

75ml butter

75ml olive oil

5 cloves garlic crushed

Fresh chillies to taste

500ml Beer

How to do it:

Marinate the prawns in lemon and salt for 1 hour. Melt the butter and olive oil in a pan, add the garlic and chillies. Once sizzling add a glass of beer.

Allow the liquid to reduce slightly, add the prawns and stir well, ensuring all the prawns are well coated, stir for about 5 minutes. Turn up the heat and add remaining beer.

Serve hot with chips.


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