Thursday, July 26, 2007

Italian Style Grilled Prawns

Serves 4
8-12 Jumbo prawns
2 tbsps Olive oil
1/2 tbsp Lemon juice
Salt to taste
1 tsp Peppercorns (crushed)
Fresh basil (finely chopped)a few leaves
1/2 tsp Rosemary (dry)
1 medium sized Green capsicum (cubed)
1 medium sized Red capsicum (cubed)
1 medium sized Yellow capsicum (cubed)

1. First shell and de-vein prawns taking care to keep the tail intact. Wash well.
2. Now make a marinade using one tablespoon of olive oil, lemon juice, salt, crushed peppercorns, basil leaves and dry rosemary.
3. Thread the prawns on satay sticks and marinate them in the above marinade.
4. Place it in refrigerator for approx. half an hour.
5. Preheat the barbecue and arrange the prawns on the hot barbecue and cook until done.
6.Heat remaining olive oil in a pan and add coloured capsicums and sauté.
7.Add the remaining marinade and mix.
8.Serve the barbecued prawns with sautéed capsicums.

Do not forget to include this really easy grilled dish to ur Barbeque list!!
Chers with Wine and Vodka!!!