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Grilled Lemon Prawns

Russ Myers


Prawns are done when slightly charred and curled

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8 Servings
10 Min


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1 c
olive oil
1 Tbsp
dried oregano, crumbled
1 Tbsp
dried thyme, crumbled
2 tsp
freshly grated lemon zest
2 tsp
coarse salt
2 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
prawns or jumbo shrimp
3 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice

How to Make Grilled Lemon Prawns


  • 1In a large bowl stir together oil, herbs, zest, salt and pepper, add the prawns, and toss to coat well. Let the prawns marinate, covered and chilled, for at least 1 hour or overnight.
  • 2Stir in the lemon juice, let the mixture stand at room temperature for 30 minutes, and drain the prawns in a fine sieve.
  • 3Grill the herb-coated prawns on a rack set about 4 inches over glowing coals for 3 minutes on each side, or until they are cooked through. Serve with lemon wedges.

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About Grilled Lemon Prawns

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American

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