Grilled prawns marinated in spices and olive oil make a perfect addition to any barbeque.


  • 1 kg king prawns in their shells

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped garlic

  • a pinch of ground cloves

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander

  • ½ teaspoon paprika

  • juice of 1 lime

  • 2 handfuls chopped fresh coriander

  • Olive Oil


  • 1.

    Wash and peel the prawns, removing the black lines which run down the back. Blend together all the other ingredients in a liquidizer, adding enough olive oil to create a smooth paste, and add the prawns. Leave for approximately 2-4 hours before cooking.

  • 2.

    Barbecue the prawns over a moderate heat for 3-4 minutes per side, depending on their size.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (3 servings)

  • Energy 303kj
  • Fat Total 8g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Protein 46g
  • Carbohydrate 8g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Sodium 1892mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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