Barbecued Prawns |

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10 October 2012



Barbecued Prawns


28 jumbo prawns - cleaned and deveined (tail left intact)
8 tbsp olive oil
8 garlic cloves - chopped fine
1 bunch of parsley - chopped fine
4-5 tbsp white grape vinegar
2 red peppers - chopped into big pieces
2 yellow peppers - chopped into big pieces
6 lemon wedges
Salt and pepper to taste


  • <em><strong>MARINADE</strong></em>
  • Blend the garlic, vinegar, oil, parsley and seasoning together in a large bowl.
  • Once done, add the prawns into the bowl and mix well.
  • Ensure each prawn is coated with the marinade.
  • Allow the prawns to marinate for 2 hours in the refrigerator.
  • <em><strong>GRILL</strong></em>
  • Pierce 3 prawns on each soaked wooden skewer.
  • Add a piece of red and yellow pepper in between each prawn on the skewer before putting on the barbecue grill.
  • Barbecue for 3 minutes on each side.
  • Serve hot with lemon or lime wedges.
  • <em><strong>PAN FRIED</strong></em>
  • Heat some oil in a large pan.
  • Cook for about 3 minutes each side on low-medium heat.
  • Baste with the remaining marinade.
  • Serve hot with lemon or lime wedges.
Cooks Note

* Serves 6 - 8
* While the prawns are marinating, immerse the wooden skewers in cold water to prevent them from burning while barbecuing.

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