BBQ Prawn and Squid with Nam Jim Sauce

  • Cooking Time8 mins
  • DifficultyEasy
500g whole raw prawns
500g small whole squid, split in half and cleaned

For the Nam Jim Sauce

3 large garlic cloves (8 small Thai garlic cloves)
3 coriander roots, cleaned, roughly chopped
2 tbsp fish sauce
1 tsp sugar
Juice of 1 lime, or to taste
1 tbsp finely chopped chilli, or to taste

1. For the nam jim sauce, place garlic in a mortar and pound lightly so you can remove the garlic skins. Add coriander root and pound to a rough paste. Stir in fish sauce, sugar and lime juice. Stir through chillies, adding more or less to taste.

2. Grill whole prawns and squid on a hot BBQ grill plate until just cooked through (about 3-4 minutes per side). Slice squid into bit sized pieces. Serve squid and whole prawns with nam jim dipping sauce.

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