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Basil Prawns    


HT   BBQ  HD  10mins plus marinating


Serves 4


Recipe Tags:     Hot  Barbecue   Seafood  Shellfish  Herbs Fruit  Starter  Appetizer  Hors d’oeuvre   Kebabs  Brochettes  Gluten Wheat Free  Eggless




   12 Large Tiger Prawns, peeled and de-veined

   2 tbsp Dijon Mustard (check ingredients)

   50g/2oz Melted Butter

   3 Garlic Cloves, crushed

   2 tbsp Olive Oil

   2 tbsp Freshly Chopped Basil Leaves

   The Juice of 1 large Lemon

   Salt and White Pepper




1. Place the olive oil, melted butter, lemon juice, mustard, basil, garlic, and salt and pepper  in a shallow dish and mix until well blended. Add the prawns  and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.


2 . Remove the prawns from the marinade and thread on skewers. Cook over medium coals for  2-3  minutes on each side, basting with any remaining marinade from time to time. Serve immediately.  




Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Mixing Bowl


Basting/pastry brush


Key techniques required to make this Recipe

Marinate - To soak foods in a marinade to enhance the flavour. It also sometimes has the effect of tenderising foods such as meat.

Baste - To moisten with the pan juices or other liquid during cooking. This aids in moisture retention.

Tips, Options and Substitutions


Substitute the Dijon mustard with English mustard


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