Natural prawns baked with sauce and basil perfume

Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 24 good sized prawns.
  • 1 can of Sofrito Natural ” EL Guiso ” 420 grs.
  • ½ glass of Brandy de Jerez Solera para Cocinar “El Guiso”.
  • 12 eggs quail.
  • Sprig of basil.
  • Salt.


Peel the prawns , keeping the last part of the tail and head . In a saucepan with two cups of water are boiled for ten minutes, the shells of prawns, with sprig of basil, a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt. While this bakes, we peeled prawns placing in a baking dish in two rows of 12 , heads out and season. In a skillet, heat the Sofrito Natural “El Guiso” , incorporating the Brandy Especial para Cocinar and resulting broth to cook the shells with basil . Let it boil until the sauce thickens . Remove from heat , and spoon sauce we handing over the tails of the prawns, so that it covered the center of the source. We helped with the tip of a knife open the eggs and put them in a row in the center of the source and season. We introduce in the oven preheated to 220 ° Temperature for 6 to 7 minutes until we see the heads take a slightly off-white, retired and serving garnish with a sprig of fresh basil.