California Spot Prawns with Thai Seasoning
The California spot prawn is unusually large, meaty and sweet, which is why it has become such a chef's favorite. David LeFevre isn't afraid to prepare these big prawns with a vibrant Thai marinade and serve them with an array of distinctive accompaniments: minty melon, lime-mashed avocado and cool, creamy cucumber-yogurt sauce. If California spot prawns aren't available, substitute white shrimp from the Gulf of Mexico or just plain, large shrimp.
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