Ginger-soy-lime marinated prawns

  • Preparation Time10 mins
  • Cooking Time5 mins
  • Serves8
  • DifficultyEasy
2 large shallots, peeled and chopped
1 ( 5cm ) piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
4 cloves garlic, crushed
210ml soy sauce
Fresh limes to make 125ml juice
2 tablespoons sugar
25g chopped spring onions
1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
65ml groundnut oil
900g large prawns, shells and tails on
1)Use a citrus press attachment fitted inside a food processor to juice your limes, or squeeze your limes by hand.

2)Place shallots, ginger, garlic, soy, lime juice, and sugar in a blender and blend until smooth.

3)Add the spring onion and oil and blend until combined. Season with black pepper, to taste.

4)Place prawns in a large bowl, pour the marinade over, and marinate at room temperature for 20 minutes.

5)Preheat a grill to high. Remove prawns from the marinade and grill for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes each side. Serve on brown paper bags, if desired.

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