Barbecue Ginger Prawns (shrimp)

Total Time
20 mins
8 mins

A ginger, garlic and chilli marinade for prawns (shrimp) especially for your BBQ from the Australian Barbecue Kettle Cookbook. Preparation time does not include time to marinate.

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  1. Shell and wash the prawns leaving the tails intact.
  2. Blend all the marinade ingredients in a food processor until smooth.
  3. Place prawns and marinade in bowl, cover and marinate for 1-2 hours.
  4. Remove from marinade.
  5. Cook in the BBQ with lid on for 8-15 minutes, or until cooked through (DO NOT OVERCOOK), depending on size.
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5 5

Adding onion, 6 cloves of garlic, and ginger to lemon juice and olive oil gives you a wonderfully flavourful combination - the chili powder an unexpected touch that makes this marinade special. Have been doing skewers as starts/appetizers for our outdoor cookouts - this one went over big time!I think it would be great for chicken as well. One can't have too many combinations of marinades for those summer BBQ's! Thank you Jewelies - have added this to my collection.

Totally blah & tasteless!

5 5

Yummy! Even those that don't like spicy loved these. Definitely on my make again soon list.