Thursday, 8 May 2008

King Prawn and Mango skewers

King Prawns are wonderful for presentation, they are pink taste great and look good what better ingriedient they are also really healthy for you!

RECIPE: King Prawn and Mango skewers with a lime and garlic dressing

Servings: Makes 6 servings.

You will need:

3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
18 King prawns
2 red bell peppers, each cut into 12 pieces
2 firm but ripe mangoes, peeled, pitted, each cut into 12 wedges
12-inch bamboo skewers or twelve soaked in water 30 minutes,

To make...

1. Pre-pare grill (medium-high heat)

2. Mix first 4 ingredients in large bowl

3. Add prawns, bell peppers and mangoes,toss to coat

4. Alternate bell pepper, mango and 3 colossal shrimp on each of 6 skewers, or alternate bell pepper, mango and 3 jumbo prawns on each of 12 skewers
5. Grill prawns until warmed through, brushing with glaze during last 2 minutes...
6. To dress add garlic -lime and seasoning with a tablespoon of olive oil and glaze over the skewers.

You will end up with a simply divine skewer that you may eat hot or cold!

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