Pancetta-wrapped prawn skewers

Pancetta-wrapped prawn skewers


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About this recipe: These delicious oven-baked prawn skewers make a delicious starter, or serve two skewers per person for a main. If it's barbecue season, you can do these on the BBQ.


Serves: 6 

  • 500g large prawns
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 50g pancetta rashers
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 glass cognac or brandy
  • 1 teaspoon paprika

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:20min cooling  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Soak six bamboo skewers in water.
  2. Sprinkle the prawns with pepper, then wrap with the pancetta. Thread 2 to 4 on each skewer. Place on a roasting tin or baking tray.
  3. Bake the prawn skewers for 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, mix the mustard with the Cognac. Brush the prawns with the mixture on both sides and turn them over once.
  5. Remove the skewers from the oven and let cool slightly. Sprinkle with paprika. Serve.

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We really liked this recipe. Very easy to make. I followed the recipe exactly. Will make again. Thanks for posting the recipe - 12 Sep 2012

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