Placing Prawns on Skewers to grill makes them much easier to handle on the BBQ, rather than dealing with lots of the little things all over the place.
Grilled Marinated Shrimp
A tasty appetizer or side dish, grilled marinated shrimp are super fast to cook up. Marinated in a spicy horseradish sauce, you might have to make a double batch to feed all of your friends.
Shrimp cooks quickly on the grill. Only cook the shrimp until they turn bright pink. If you over cook them, they can turn tough and rubbery.
You can easily turn this appetizer into a main meal, by serving the shrimp on a hearty salad or tossing them with fresh cooked pasta.
1/2 lemon, juiced
1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
your favorite hot pepper sauce, to taste
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro (coriander)
1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper and garlic rub
1 pound (450g) medium (41/50) shrimp - peeled, deveined, tails on
oil, for the grill
In a plastic bag, shake together the lemon juice, horseradish, honey, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce, cilantro, and seasoning.
Add the shrimp to the plastic bag of marinade and shake to coat. Place in a cooler and leave for 2 hours to marinade.
Light the mesquite lump charcoal and burn until hot and glowing. Lightly oil the griddle.
Remove the shrimp from the marinade.
Place on the griddle and cook until the shrimp turn pink. Shrimp should cook no longer than 5 minutes per side, dependent upon heat intensity.
Remove from grill and eat straight away alone or with your favorite side.