Spicy Barbecued Chilli Prawns

Spicy Barbecued Chilli Prawns


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This is an great spicy barbecued prawns recipe with Tabasco, chilli and garlic. Makes a perfect summer dish.

Pat Rota

Serves: 6 

  • 1/3 cup (80ml) olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons Tabasco sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chilli paste
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1kg large prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 12 wooden skewers, soaked in water

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:4min  ›  Extra time:2hours marinating  ›  Ready in:2hours14min 

  1. Whisk together the olive oil, sesame oil, parsley, Tabasco sauce, minced garlic, tomato sauce, chilli paste, salt, pepper and lemon juice in a mixing bowl. Set aside about 1/3 of this marinade to use while barbecuing.
  2. Place the prawns in a large, resealable plastic bag or a bowl. Pour in the remaining marinade and seal the bag/cover the bowl. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  3. Preheat the BBQ for high heat. Thread prawns onto skewers, piercing once near the tail and once near the head. Discard marinade.
  4. Lightly oil the barbie. Cook prawns for 2 minutes per side until opaque, basting frequently with reserved marinade.

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bang - amazing flavour - perfect for the grill - followed the recipe exactly. - 25 Dec 2014

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