Bacon Wrapped Chilli Prawns

Bacon Wrapped Chilli Prawns


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About this recipe: A super-easy dish to make as an appetiser or part of a main course. Prawns are marinated, then wrapped in chilli and bacon, before being grilled to perfection. Perfect for party food or general nibbles.


Serves: 10 

  • 120ml vegetable oil
  • 1/4 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 10 medium prawns, shelled and deveined
  • 5 rashers streaky bacon, cut in half
  • 1/2 (215g) tin whole green chillies, drained and sliced lengthways
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:6min  ›  Extra time:30min marinating  ›  Ready in:56min 

  1. Whisk together the oil, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper in a mixing bowl. Toss the prawns in the marinade, then refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  2. Preheat an electric health grill for medium-high heat.
  3. Remove the prawns from the marinade and shake off excess. Wrap each prawn with a strip of chilli, then half a bacon rasher. Secure with a cocktail stick. Repeat with remaining prawns.
  4. Cook on preheated grill until the bacon is crisp and the prawns are hot, 6 to 10 minutes. Sprinkle the prawns with diced avocado and garnish with lime wedges to serve.


Tinned whole green chillies can be purchased online. Alternatively, you could use fresh chillies to taste.

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