Grilled Garlic Lemon Prawn Skewers

Grilled Garlic Lemon Prawn Skewers


This recipe for Grilled Garlic Lemon Prawn Skewers offers a delicious combination of fresh, zesty flavors, making it perfect for a quick and satisfying meal. Enjoy these skewers with a side of fresh salad or over a bed of rice for a complete dish.


  • 500g large prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley, plus more for garnish
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water for at least 30 minutes


  1. Preheat the Grill:
    1 Preheat the Grill:

    Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.

  2. Prepare the Marinade:
    2 Prepare the Marinade:

    In a small bowl, mix together the minced garlic, melted butter, lemon zest, lemon juice, chopped parsley, salt, and pepper.

  3. Thread the Prawns:
    3 Thread the Prawns:
    • Thread the prawns onto the soaked wooden skewers, making sure they are evenly spaced.
    • Brush the garlic lemon butter mixture generously over the prawns.
  4. Grill the Skewers:
    4 Grill the Skewers:

    Place the skewers on the preheated grill and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until the prawns are pink and opaque.

  5. Serve:
    5 Serve:
    • Remove the skewers from the grill and transfer to a serving plate.
    • Serve the grilled garlic lemon prawn skewers hot, garnished with additional chopped parsley if desired.
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