Barbecued Spicy Prawns Recipe

Serves/Makes: 8


  • 48 large tiger prawns (shrimps), peeled and cleaned
  • 4 limes, zested and juiced
  • 4 green chile peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 (2 inch) piece fresh ginger root, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • Skewers (soaked in water for 30 minutes if wood)
How to cook Barbecued Spicy Prawns:
  • Place the prawns and lime zest in a large, non-metallic bowl.
  • Place the lime juice, chile pepper, garlic, ginger, and onion in a food processor or blender, and process until smooth.
  • You may need to add a little oil to facilitate blending.
  • Pour over the bowl of prawns, and stir to coat.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours.
  • Preheat grill for medium-high heat.
  • Thread prawns onto skewers, piercing each first through the tail, and then the head.
  • Brush grill grate with oil.
  • Grill prawns for 5 minutes, or until opaque, turning to cook evenly.

This recipe for Barbecued Spicy Prawns serves/makes: 8

The Barbecued Spicy Prawns recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Shrimp (more Shrimp recipes)
Preparation Method: Barbecue (more Barbecue recipes)

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