For Rice Pilaf
Saute shallots in butter. Add rice and saute on low heat until glassy.
Add cinnamon, bay leaf and cardamom. Pour in hot chicken stock and put heat to lowest setting on your stove top, add saffron and whack a lid on. Leave 15 mins.
Serve rice pilaf with a little lemon zest.
Serve poured over the prawns, rice pilaf to the side, the whole lot garnished with chopped parsley.