Spicy Barbecued Prawns

Spicy Barbecued Prawns


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About this recipe: So fast and easy to prepare, these prawns are great barbecued. And, weather not permitting, they work great under the grill, too.


Serves: 6 

  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 3 teaspoons coarse sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons (10ml) lemon juice
  • 1.125kg fresh large prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 8 wedges lemon, for garnish

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:6min  ›  Ready in:21min 

  1. Preheat barbecue for medium heat.
  2. In a large bowl, crush the garlic with the salt. Mix in cayenne pepper and paprika, and then stir in olive oil and lemon juice to form a paste. Add the prawns and toss until evenly coated.
  3. Lightly oil the grill hotplate. Cook prawns for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until opaque. Transfer to a serving dish, garnish with lemon wedges, and serve.

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