Salt scampi Baked omelettes with mushrooms, red onion and Taggiasca olives

The scampi are valuable crustaceans with elongated abdomen, like the shrimp, the lobsters they lobsters. Prawns can also reach i 20 cm in length, are pink in color, with long and thin claws, fan-shaped tail and white and delicious pulp.

In this recipe the mix of herbs with which the salt “crust” and the accompanying sauce are prepared enhance the quality of the product through aromas and fragrances, thanks to the fennel, ai citrus fruits and al Acacia’s honey.

A easy recipe to prepare which, given the cost of these tasty crustaceans, is perfect for holidays. In its simplicity it enhances the raw material without changing its characteristics.

There are so many good alternatives for cooking them. Between first courses with prawns try the Tagliolini with scampi or the Spaghetti with scampi and scallop sauce.

Ideas for a fanciful one appetizer of prawns? Zucchini rolls with prawns and prawns or the timeless prawn cocktail.

OTHER TASTY RECIPES: Linguine with scampi, Risotto with scampi, Scampi with aromatic herbs, Scampi with citrus sauce

Preparation time
10 min
Cooking time

15 min



How to prepare: Prawns in salt

Preparation of prawns in salt - Phase 1

Preparation of prawns in salt - Phase 1

To prepare the salt scampi, combine the aromatic herbs in a mixer with 4-5 tablespoons of coarse salt and blend until smooth. In a large bowl, collect the remaining salt and add the orange and lemon zest, grate the pink pepper with a grater with large holes. Add the mix of herbs and salt and mix well.

Preparation of prawns in salt - Phase 2

Preparation of prawns in salt - Phase 2

Spread half of the mixture on a baking tray lined with baking paper, line up with the prawns and cover with the remaining mixture. Put them in a preheated oven at 220 ° and cook for 10-12 minutes.

Preparation of prawns in salt - Phase 3

Preparation of prawns in salt - Phase 3

While the prawns are cooking, prepare the sauce for serving: squeeze the lemon, strain the juice and melt the spoonful of honey in a small bowl. Add 5-6 tablespoons of oil, a pinch of salt, the harissa and emulsify everything well. At the end of cooking, remove the prawns from the oven and divide them into individual plates.

Preparation of prawns in salt - Phase 4

Serve the salt prawns immediately accompanied by the honey sauce.