Yen Can Cook ~ Lemon Garlic Prawn Skewers

Easy grilled shrimp skewers where shrimp is marinated in a simple garlic and lemon marinade then threaded on skewers and cooked on a grill/oven. Theses skewers literally take only a few minutes under the grill and they are packed with flavours, great as appetizer and will be a hit at your next home party or any gathering.


Ingredients (Serve: 3-4)

600g prawns, peeled and deveined, tail-on

2 tablespoon olive oil

4 cloves garlic

60ml lemon juice

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 red chili, seeded and finely chopped (optional)


Step 1:  In a bowl, combine all ingredients of marinade and mix until well combined.

Step 2: Marinate the prawns in the marinade for at least 15 minutes in refrigerator.

Step 3: Thread shrimps (Step 2) on skewers. Soak bamboo/wooden skewers for 30 minutes before using.

Step 4: Preheat the oven/grill to 200°C. 

Step 5:  Grill the prawns for 2-3 minutes each side or until prawns are cooked through. 

Note: You may cook the prawns on grill pan as well.

Step 6: Serve skewers with lemon wedges, aioli or mayonnaise, if desired.



HAPPY COOKING!   #stayhealthy


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