Tangy Garlic Prawns

Tangy Garlic Prawns


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About this recipe: This is a wonderful dish for when you want to cook a special treat. You can bbq or sauté the prawns with the marinade and use the sauce with pasta or soak it up with a good quality bread.


Serves: 6 

  • 110ml olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • juice of orange
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons white wine (optional)
  • 30 tiger or king prawns, peeled and deveined

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. In a glass dish, mix together the olive oil, mustard, garlic, lemon juice, orange juice, basil and white wine. Add the prawns, and stir to coat. Cover, and let marinate for 1 hour.
  2. Heat a frying pan over medium heat and cook prawns till they turn pink.
  3. If BBQing, heat barbecue to high heat. Thread prawns onto skewers and cook on barbecue for 3 to 5 minutes, turning once, until pink.


Allow 1 hour for the prawns to marinate.

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