Saturday, November 26, 2011

Prawn Kebabs

This appetizer is a crowd pleaser—shrimp on the barbie with tons of flavor and nice kick of heat.

Soak a handful of wood skewers in water.

  • 1T Garam masala
  • 1/2t cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • 1T pressed garlic (~3 cloves)
  • 1T minced ginger (~1 inch)*
  • 1t salt
  • A few T olive oil (enough for the above to have a light paste consistency
  • 1kg/2lbs fresh prawns, peeled, tail-on, deveined and butterflied**

*Use a spoon to peel ginger, it works marvelously.
**Butterflying just creates more surface area for the marinade to get into.

Mix everything, let marinate for 2 hours in refrigerator. Put onto skewers and throw on a hot BBQ. Cook for 2 to 4 minutes per side..

Garnish with minced cilantro/coriander leaves and fresh lime juice. Serve hot.

No comments:

Post a Comment