Chorizo & prawn skewers

Chorizo & prawn skewers

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins


Makes 12
Create a simple, crowd-pleasing canapé by spearing Spanish sausage and harissa shellfish then serving oven-baked with a garlic mayonnaise

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per skewer

  • kcal87
  • fat7g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.3g
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  • 12 mini chorizo sausages (for cooking chorizo cut into 12 pieces)



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

  • 12 raw shelled prawns



    There are thousands of different species of prawn, but tiger, king and North Atlantic are the…

  • 1 tsp harissa



    This hot, aromatic paste made from chilli and assorted other spices and herbs is spicy and…

  • ½ garlic clove, crushed
  • 2½ tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2½ tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley



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


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 and cook the chorizo on a tray for 12 mins. Meanwhile, mix together the prawns and harissa. In a bowl, combine the garlic, mayo and yogurt to make a dip.

  2. Turn the chorizo, add the prawns to the tray and cook for 3 mins more. Sprinkle the parsley over the prawns, then thread each onto a skewer, followed by a sausage. Serve with the dip.

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25th Nov, 2017
Spicy so defo need the sauce! I used a chorizo sausage that i cut into slices. The only thing is it cooks really quick - like a few minutes - so need to watch that. I added lemon juice to the sauce and used creme fraiche (full fat) sprinkled some smoked paprika on the top to jazz it up. Tasty
28th Dec, 2013
Really easy, but very flavoursome - these were gone in seconds. Great for impromptu visitors - I now keep some prawns & chorizo (I used the standard size sausage) in the fridge & Harissa and ready in 15 minutes!!!
28th Jun, 2017
Can I make the Chorizo an prawn skewers a day in advance to serve cold at a picnic
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5th Jul, 2017
Thank you for your question. Yes, you can. Make sure they're cooled quickly and refrigerated. They'll need to be kept cold during transportation.
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