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Lime Grilled Prawns


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 5m
  • Ready In : 4:10 h

Lime has a sharper, more aromatic taste than lemons. Try this and see!


  • 32 large prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 3 limes, zested and juiced
  • 2 green chilli peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 5cm piece fresh ginger root, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • skewers


Step 1

Place the prawns and lime zest in a large, non-metallic bowl. Place the lime juice, chilli 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.

Step 2

Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Thread prawns onto skewers, piercing each rst through the tail, and then the head.

Step 3

Brush grill grate with oil. Cook prawns for 5 minutes, turning once, or until opaque.

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