Big M's Spicy Lime Grilled Prawns

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Succulent and moist grilled prawns. Serve with salad, potatoes, and bread. Enjoy!

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 35 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 48 large tiger prawns, peeled and deveined

  • 4 limes, zested and juiced

  • 4 green chile peppers, seeded and chopped

  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 (2 inch) piece fresh ginger root, chopped

  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped

  • skewers

Directions

  1. Place the prawns and lime zest in a large, non-metallic bowl. Place the lime juice, chile pepper, garlic, ginger, and onion in a food processor or blender, and process until smooth. You may need to add a little oil to facilitate blending. Pour over the bowl of prawns, and stir to coat. Cover, and refrigerate for 4 hours.

  2. Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Thread prawns onto skewers, piercing each first through the tail, and then the head.

  3. Brush grill grate with oil. Cook prawns for 5 minutes, turning once, or until opaque.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

62 Calories
1g Fat
5g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 62
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 100mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 45mg 225%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 175mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.