Barbecued prawns with lemon, parsley and garlic

    Barbecued prawns with lemon, parsley and garlic


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    About this recipe: Prawns quickly marinated in lemon, garlic and parsley for 30 minutes, then barbecued. Can be served as a starter or main dish. This recipe also works well with scallops.

    Serves: 6 

    • 60 ml olive oil
    • 60 ml lemon juice
    • 10 g chopped fresh parsley
    • 8 g minced garlic
    • ground black pepper to taste
    • crushed red pepper flakes to taste (optional)
    • 680 g medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

    Prep:40min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. In a large, glass bowl, stir together the olive oil, lemon juice, parsley, garlic and black pepper. Season with chilli flakes, if desired. Add prawns, and toss to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
    2. Preheat barbecue for high heat. Thread prawns onto skewers, piercing once near the tail and once near the head. Discard any remaining marinade.
    3. Lightly oil cooking grill hotplate. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until opaque.

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