Prawn & chorizo skewers with gremolata

Prawn & chorizo skewers with gremolata

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Makes 16
Entice your guests to the buffet table with the flavourful combination of prawn and chorizo

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal55
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.69g
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Ingredients

  • 225g chorizo, sliced
    Chorizo

    Chorizo

    chore-reeth-oh

    A coarsely textured spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 16 cooked, peeled king prawns

For the gremolata

  • zest 1 lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • chopped parsley
    Parsley

    Parsley

    par-slee

    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • 1 crushed garlic clove

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Fry the chorizo until crisp on both sides. Skewer the cooked, peeled king prawns onto cocktail sticks and add a slice of chorizo to each, then transfer to a baking sheet and bake for 5 mins until warmed through.

  2. To make the gremolata, mix lemon zest with some parsley and garlic. Sprinkle over the prawn and chorizo skewers to serve.

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helenmalbon
17th May, 2015
5.05
Delicious and easy! I will make again but will add a bit of melted oil or butter to the lemon,garlic and parsley rather than sprinkling it in to the top as I think that will be nicer than having it dry. However this was lovely and enjoyed by everyone.
ninahelen
12th Nov, 2013
My favourite appetiser for guests! Have made them a few times and I always get lots of compliments. If it has to go fast then I make them without the gremolata though it's definitely better with.
daff51
27th Jan, 2013
5.05
Delicious. Easy, tasty and impressive. Fried the chorizo the night before, and made the gremolata, so just needed to assemble and bake Christmas Day.
chrissyl
28th Dec, 2012
Just a question - can these be eaten cold? I want to take them to a party ao will not be able to warm them through when I get there!
heatherkeen
19th Aug, 2012
I first made these for Xmas canapés and they were a huge hit, I've also just done them on the BBQ (lots on one big skewer) and they were a hit again!
catcalledcharlie
28th Dec, 2011
5.05
Delicious and simple!
WeeScot
28th Nov, 2011
5.05
Delicious. So easy, I used a nice spicy, smoky chorizo. Made the gremolata but forgot to put it on before serving, still delicious good for anyone needing a gluten free snack.
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julieshields
11th Jan, 2011
5.05
I was entertaining and these were the favourite canape of the night.
martinique972
29th Dec, 2010
4.05
Delicious! Went down a storm in Martinique, especially with the children!!! they loved them
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