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Thai-style prawns

Thai-style prawns

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep: -
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Ideal for the BBQ, either on skewers or foil-wrapped

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal132
fat2g
saturates1g
carbs1g
sugars0g
fibre1g
protein27g
low insalt0.97g
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Ingredients

  • 600g jumbo king prawns
  • 4 lemongrass stems bruised

For the marinade

  • 1 large red chilli , seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp Thai fish sauce or soy sauce
  • 2 fat garlic cloves , crushed
  • 2 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cumin

Method

  • STEP 1

    Mix the marinade ingredients and add to the prawns. Leave for 5 mins. To cook on a barbecue: thread the prawns on metal skewers, place in the centre of the grill on the lemongrass and cook for 2-3 mins, turning once until opaque. Discard the lemongrass before eating.

RECIPE TIPS
TO GRIDDLE

Heat a pan until almost smoking. Put the prawn skewers and lemongrass on for 2-3 mins, turning once – don’t overcook.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2005

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