Recipe: Barbecue Prawns with Lime

Angela Casley's barbecue prawns are hit on the barby!

Barbecue prawns with lime. Picture / Babiche Martens.

Makes 8

• 1 red chilli, chopped finely
• 1 Tbsp soy sauce
• 1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger
• 2 cloves garlic, crushed
• Zest and juice of 1 lemon
• 1 Tbsp brown sugar
• Salt and pepper
• 24 large raw prawns, tails on
• 8 bamboo skewers, soaked in cold water for 30 minutes
• Lemon or lime wedges to serve

1. Preheat barbecue to medium heat.

2. In a small bowl combine chilli, soy, ginger, garlic, lemon and brown sugar. Season with salt and pepper. Marinate the prawns for 30 minutes.

3. Thread 3 prawns on each skewer.

4. Cook skewers on the barbecue's open flame for 3 or 4 minutes each side. Remove and serve hot with a squeeze of lemon or lime.

Share this:
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

Subscribe to E-Newsletter