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My best method for reheating frozen prawns is to cover them with hot liquid. Broth is good, but water works. I even just use hot tap water. In a few minutes they are ready to eat. Even if I am adding them to a dish, I thaw them in warm water and add after I have taken the pot off the flame. Frozen shrimp just get rubbery too easily.


If they are marinated, I would heat them slowly in butter (and personally add plenty of garlic). Defrosting prawns in a microwave is an accepted technique if power is on the lowest defrost setting, but warming prawns with a microwave makes them chewy and hard. If necessary you could warm them on defrost and just go by touch to see if they are up to ...

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