Tequila Marinated Prawns

Tequila Marinated Prawns


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About this recipe: Prawns are marinated briefly in tequila, lime juice and fresh coriander - then threaded onto wooden skewers and cooked on the bbq. The marinade is delicious with chicken, too.

Jenny Thompson

Serves: 4 

  • 455g prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-2 tablespoons tequila
  • freshly chopped cilantro
  • cayenne pepper
  • salt
  • 4 long wooden bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 20 minutes

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:30min marinating  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Combine the prawns, garlic, lime juice, olive oil, tequila, coriander, red pepper and salt in a bowl; toss to combine; refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat the bbq and lightly oil the grate. Thread the prawns onto the wooden skewers and throw away the marinade.
  3. Cook for 2 or 3 minutes per side.

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