Grilled King Prawns

Grilled King Prawns

© Stine Christiansen

Grilled King Prawns

Grilled King Prawns

© Stine Christiansen

Ingredients (Serves 4)

16
large king prawns in their shell
60
ml
extra virgin olive oil
3
Roma tomatoes, deseeded and finely chopped
1
red chilli, finely chopped
zest and juice of one lime (plus more limes to cut into wedges for serving)
1/2
bunch
mint, finely chopped (reserve a few leaves for garnish)
1
red onion, finely chopped
2
tablespoon
white wine vinegar
sea salt, black pepper

Method

  • Heat barbecue to high heat.
  • Cut lengthwise through the king prawns with a sharp knife, also cutting through the head, devein and discard innards, rinse under running water
  • Brush prawns with a little oil.
  • Mix tomato, chilli, lime zest and juice, the remaining olive oil, mint, onion and vinegar into a salsa, season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  • Grill the prawns with the cut side down for 2-3 minutes, then turn onto the shell side and grill for a further minute.
  • Take the prawns off the grill, drizzle with the salsa, garnish with mint leaves and lime wedges and serve.