Thai-style grilled prawn skewers

Total time: 1hr 35m
Preparation Time: 35m

For 4 people

Nutritional Information

Contains 146 Kcal, 17g Protein, 9g Carbohydrates, 4g Fat


  • Prawns
  • 1 tbsp peanut oil
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 12 raw jumbo prawns, peeled except for tail (organic)
  • 1 tsp Thai 7-spice
  • Onions
  • 1.5 tbsp ground cane sugar
  • 1 dl water
  • 3 sticks lemongrass sticks, core of the vegetable finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 6 spring onions, cut in half lengthways
  • 1 aluminium grill tray
  • Charcoal/gas/electric barbecue
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 4 wooden skewers
  • 1 lime, cut into segments, to garnish

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  • Prawns

    Mix the oil, lime juice and 7-spice seasoning well. Coat the prawns with the mixture, cover and leave to marinate in the fridge for about an hour.
  • Onions

    Combine the sugar with all the ingredients up to and including fish sauce in an aluminium cooking tray and mix well. Add the spring onions and mix together.
  • Charcoal/gas/electric barbecue

    Grill the onions, covered, for approx. 15 mins. over a medium heat (approx. 220°C). Season the prawns with salt and place on the skewers. Lay the skewers on the hot grill and cook alongside the onions for approx. 2 mins. on each side. Plate up the prawns and onions and serve with slices of lime.
  • Serve with:

    Perfumed rice.

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