Two Ways with Prawns

20 minutes + 6 minutes Serves 20

Ingredients

  • 500 g large raw prawns
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 Tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Salt to taste
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Method

BASE RECIPE:

In a large bowl combine all of the ingredients above, and allow to marinate for at least 20 minutes.

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PRAWN AND PINEAPPLE SKEWERS

Ingredients:

1 portion of ‘base recipe’

1/2 fresh pineapple cut into cubes

1 green capsicum, seeds removed and cut into chunks

1/4 cup chopped coriander

1 lemon cut in wedges, to serve

Method

1. Thread a piece of pineapple, a prawn, piece of capsicum and another piece of pineapple on to a skewer.

2. Heat BBQ or grill plate to a medium heat. Cook the skewers for 3 to 4 minutes each side until cooked through.

3. Serve with a sprinkle of coriander and squeeze of lemon.

TIP: If using bamboo skewers, soak them in cold water for 15 minutes first to stop them from burning on the grill.

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PRAWNS WITH MANGO AND STRAWBERRY SALSA

Ingredients:

1 portion of ‘base recipe’

Salsa:

1/2 cup each chopped mango, cucumber, strawberries, mint

2 Tbsp lemon or lime juice

Method

1. To make the salsa in a small bowl combine the mango, cucumber, strawberries, mint and lemon / lime juice.

2. Heat a BBQ or frying pan hotplate to a medium heat. Cook the prawns for 3 minutes each side or until cooked through. Serve warm with the salsa.

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