Marinades for prawns

    From spicy lime marinades to buttery garlic - we have plenty of marinade recipes that work perfectly with prawns, whether you're barbecuing, grilling or sauteing. Check out our entire prawn collection for recipe ideas.

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    586 reviews

    Prawns are marinated in lemon, garlic and parsley for 30 minutes, then barbecued. Serve these succulent prawns as a starter or main. This marinade also works well with scallops.

    Recipe by: Holly Murphy

    98 reviews

    This is an easy marinade for prawns, delicious and succulent cooked on the barbecue. I've also sautéed them with the marinade and used the sauce with pasta or just mopped it up with crusty bread!

    Recipe by: kathie

    148 reviews

    These skewered prawns with a hint of sesame, lemon and fresh ginger are wonderful for entertaining. Try not to marinade for any longer than 2 hours before barbecuing.

    Recipe by: ZUZKA

    13 reviews

    King prawns are barbecued and served with a flavour-packed Thai-inspired vinaigrette, which also goes well with chicken, pork or lamb.

    Recipe by: Ryan Nomura

    1 review

    A very pretty salad, this combines tiger prawns with colourful, juicy fruits tossed in a light dressing flavoured with honey and fresh mint. It makes a lovely light summer meal, served with bread or rolls.

    Recipe by: Azmina Govindji

    51 reviews

    Succulent barbecued prawns. This makes the perfect summer meal when served with a crisp green salad.

    Recipe by: Marcus Hender

    139 reviews

    Quick, garlicky and delicious barbecued prawns. Prawns are seasoned with olive oil, garlic, shallot, chives and paprika.

    Recipe by: MARBALET

    227 reviews

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

    Recipe by: Kendra

    193 reviews

    Red Thai curry paste, lemon juice and garlic are blended to make this quick and easy marinade for prawns.

    Recipe by: NEDB

    No reviews

    Inject some intense flavour into your al fresco dishes this summer. Forget boring barbeques and instead tuck into lip licking marinade recipes like this one!

    Recipe by: EH

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