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Spicy coconut prawns Recipe

Spicy coconut prawns is a popular Indian Appetiser
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On :
Tuesday, 19 April, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Appetiser Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
BBQ / Grill Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 24 raw tiger Prawns in their shells, heads removed
  • 8 tbsp - unsweetened Coconut Milk
  • For the marinade:
  • 6 Cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp - chopped fresh coriander
  • 1/2 deseeded and finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp - Vinegar
  • 2 stalks of Lemon grass, finely chopped (or rind of 1/2 Lemon)
  • 8 tbsp - oil
  • 4 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - coarsely crushed dried chillies
  • 2 tsp - Sugar
  • A few boiled noodles
  • Hot sauce to serve
  • How to Make Spicy coconut prawns:

    1. Place the prawns in a shallow dish.
    2. Combine all the marinade ingredients in a bowl. Pour the marinade over the prawns ensuring the prawns are well coated with the marinade. Marinate for 30 mins. at room temperature or 2 hours in the refrigerator.
    3. Drain the prawns and reserve the marinade.
    4. Thread 3-4 prawns on a wooden skewer. Thread so as to pierce each prawn twice. Barbeque over medium hot coals, until the prawns are pink.
    5. Combine the reserved marinade with the coconut milk in a pan and heat over the barbeque for 5-6 mins, until the sauce thickens.
    6. Place the prawns on a bed of boiled noodles.
    7. Pour some hot sauce over the prawns and serve.


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