Barbecued king prawn skewers

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Barbecued king prawn skewers
Barbecued king prawn skewers

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Prep. it at home and barbecue it when you get there. Do make sure you don't leave any litter!

Paul R Smith
Servings:Serves 2
Calories per serving:329
Ready in:1 hour 5 minutes
Prep. time:20 minutes
Cook time:45 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:29th November 2013
Prepare before you leave

This recipe is ideal for camping when travelling light and especially suited for using with a disposable barbecue. Prepare the basic ingredients before you leave, store in a lock and lock box and they will be ready to assemble and cook by the time you arrive at the camp-site.



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  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water for 15 minutes
  • 200 g peeled king prawns
  • 5 cm (2") Chorizo, thickly cut into discs, then into quarters
  • 1 red pepper de-seeded and cut into small pieces
  • 1 medium onion, quartered


  1. Mix the marinade ingredients in a 1 litre lock and lock box, close and shake well.
  2. Add the king prawns, they will be ready in a few hours. Keep them cool on a hot day.
  3. If using wooden skewers, soak in water for 20 minutes
  4. Light the barbecue and leave for about 30 minutes to get to cooking temperature (it should stop smoking once it's hot enough)
  5. With the food well out of the way, vigorously fan the barbecue to remove excess ash and also to increase the heat a little.
  6. Place the skewers on the barbecue and cook for about 15 minutes, turning regularly to prevent them burning.

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