Piri-piri prawns

Piri-piri prawns

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 5 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 6

Make sure there are extra as everyone will want one of these - and a finger bowl too - they can get messy!

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Easily doubled / halved
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
134
protein
15g
carbs
1g
fat
8g
saturates
1g
fibre
0g
sugar
0g
salt
0.63g

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 18 large fresh prawns in their shells (with the heads on if possible)
  • mint relish (see 'Goes well with)

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Method

  1. Mix the oil with the garlic, chilli, salt and paprika, then toss in the prawns. Marinate the prawns in the fridge for up to 1 day.
  2. TO BARBECUE: Cook the prawns singly or thread 3 onto skewers to make portions. Barbecue for just a few mins each side until they turn from grey to pink. Serve with the mint relish (just tiny pots per portion), warm finger bowls with lime slices, napkins, and a bowl for the shells.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2007

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I totally loved these!

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