1 September 2011

Margarita Grilled Tiger Prawns - BeMyOwnChef Recipes

Grilled Tiger Prawns is always something delicious to cook and share at home. Just remember to cook more as the take-up rate will be fast...

12 - 16 counts of Tiger Prawns
1 cup papaya juice (250ml)
1/3 cup cilantro chopped fine (80ml)
1/4 cup tequila (60ml)
1 – 2 Thai chili chopped finely (depends on how hot you want)
2 tablespoons of peanut cooking oil (30ml)
Garlic salt and pepper to taste
1 half-ripe papaya (cut to thin strips)

Peel and devein the tiger prawns.
Place into a re-sealable plastic bag.
Add tequila, papaya juice, cilantro, Thai chili and cooking oil.

Mix in bag to evenly coat shrimp.
Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Prepare the barbecue for direct grilling. Preheat the griller to high heat.
Remove tiger prawns from refrigerator & pat dry.
Use remaining marinade or sauce and heat for 10mins & mix with papaya strips. (set aside)
Season the prawns with garlic salt and pepper.
Oil the grill and place prawns on direct heat for 2 minutes per side.Or until the prawns are bright pink and opaque all the way through.

Serve with garnish and half-ripe papaya strips on plate.

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