11. BBQ king prawns

January 10, 2015

Serves 4


  • 500g or 12 large tiger king prawns, whiskers and legs trimmed, deveined, butterflied
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and coarsely grated
  • 1 long red chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 small bunch fresh coriander, washed, trimmed, finely chopped
  • 1 lemon zest
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • pinch of sugar
  • pinch of Smoked Salt (The Original Smoke & Spice Co. or seasalt)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil


In a mixing bowl, pour the marinade over the prawns. Mix well. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.

Barbecue the prawns shell side down over a hot grill for 2-3 minutes each side or until just cooked.

Squeeze over a little more lemon juice and serve.

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