Asian Prawn Skewers

04 April 2019
Prep time
30 min
Total time
1 hour 30 min


½ kg black tiger prawns

3 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 tsp red chili flakes (optional)

2 tbsp honey

3 tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

2 scallions, finely minced

Zest and juice of 1 lime



Remove the shell from the prawns. Combine all the ingredients except the prawns in a bowl and whisk to combine. Taste to ensure that the seasoning and spice is to your liking.Place the marinade into a large zip-lock bag or a bowl and add the prawns. Toss everything well so that the prawns are completely covered. If the marinade is not enough, add just a little bit of water.Do not allow the shrimp to stay in the marinade for longer than 45 minutes. Thread 2-3 prawns on each skewer. Grill for 3 minutes on the first side and 3 minutes on the second side. Serve with lime wedges and basmati rice.

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