Barbecue Prawn Skewers

Barbecue Prawn Skewers


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About this recipe: These prawn skewers are spicy and sweet. King prawns are marinated in a sweet and spicy marinade before being barbecued to perfection. Serve with a side salad, rice or potatoes.


Makes: 12 skewers

  • 75ml lime juice
  • 5 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons Jamaican jerk seasoning
  • 3 dashes hot pepper sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 900g raw king prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 12 wooden skewers

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:1hr marinating  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. Stir together the lime juice, honey, soy sauce and oil in a large bowl. Season with jerk seasoning, hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper. Add the prawns and toss well to coat. Cover and refrigerate for one hour to marinate. Place wooden skewers to soak in warm water.
  2. Preheat an outdoor barbecue for medium-high heat.
  3. Remove skewers from the water, pat dry and spray with cooking oil spray. Skewer the prawns. Barbecue the prawns on both sides until pink and opaque, about 5 minutes per side.

Alternative cooking methods

You can also cook the prawn skewers under the grill

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