2 tbsp olive oil
12 whole langoustines
4 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tbsp flat parsley, chopped
finger bowls – for guests to wash their hands (lukewarmwater and a slice of lemon) fresh rustic bread (optional) garlic mayonnaise, to serve on the side (optional)
Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4.
Heat a large non-stick frying pan or roasting tray and add the oil. Place the langoustines in the pan, then season with salt and pepper and cook in the oven tfor four to five minutes. Once cooked, remove and rest in the pan for two to three minutes.
Meanwhile, melt the butter and add the garlic and flat-leaf parsley to the butter.
Place the langoustines in a serving dish and pour the garlic butter over. Serve with fresh rustic bread and garlic mayonnaise (optional), with a finger bowl of lemon and water on the side.