Honey Grilled Prawns

    1 hour 36 min

    This easy prawn dish is simple to make and tastes fantastic. Marinated prawns are grilled on the barbecue with a honey-butter basting sauce.

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    Serves: 3 

    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic granules
    • 1/4 tablespoon ground black pepper
    • 75ml Worcestershire sauce
    • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
    • 2 tablespoons Italian salad dressing
    • 450g large prawns, peeled and deveined with tails attached
    • 4 tablespoons honey
    • 50g butter, melted
    • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
    • 3 skewers

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:6min  ›  Extra time:1hr marinating  ›  Ready in:1hr36min 

    1. In a large bowl, mix together garlic granules, black pepper, 75ml Worcestershire sauce, wine and salad dressing; add prawns and toss to coat. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
    2. Preheat barbecue for high heat. Thread prawns onto skewers, piercing once near the tail and once near the head. Discard marinade.
    3. In a small bowl, stir together honey, melted butter and remaining 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce. Set aside for basting.
    4. Lightly oil barbecue cooking grate. Grill prawns for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until opaque. Baste occasionally with the honey-butter sauce while cooking.

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    This had a great starting point, but in reading the recipe I thought it needed a little tinkering. First, the recipe calls for way too much Worcestershire in my view, so I reduced it to 1 T. I substituted fresh minced garlic for the garlic powder, and for a boost of flavor used a full envelope of packaged, dry Italian salad dressing mix rather than the bottled, adding some olive oil to compensate. I didn't bother with the honey marinade as it wasn't necessary, and just brushed some melted butter on the shrimp before serving. This had a mellow but perfectly adequate flavor, that did not overpower the shrimp. I served this on a bed of Rice with Summmer Squash, also from this site.  -  06 Apr 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Very good recipe. The worcestshire seemed like a little too much for our liking so we used 1/2 cup worcestshire and 1/2 cup Pineapple Juice to give it a tropical flare. Served with terikayi chicken, grilled pineapple slices and jasmine rice, it was excellent!!!  -  20 Dec 2003  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    This was very good. We don't have a grill so I sauteed the shrimp in the honey-butter sauce. Will definitely make again!  -  06 Jul 2002  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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