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Nothing says Aussie like prawns on the BBQ!!

Such an easy (and yummy) way to entertain friends on a Summers day!

Prawn, mint & lemon skewers



  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 long fresh red chilli, seeded, finely chopped
  • 1 tbs chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tbs finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 900g large green prawns, peeled leaving tails intact, deveined
  • Olive oil spray
  • Fresh mint leaves, to serve
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

Capsicum mayonnaise

  • 235g (1 cup) whole-egg mayonnaise (see note)
  • 2 tbs Always Fresh Fusions Red Pepper Tapenade
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice


  1. To make the capsicum mayonnaise, process the mayonnaise, tapenade and lemon juice in a food processor until smooth.
  2. Combine the garlic, chilli, mint, lemon rind, oil and lemon juice in a medium bowl. Add the prawns and stir to coat. Place in the fridge for 10 minutes to marinate.
  3. Thread prawns onto skewers. season with salt and pepper. Heat a barbecue grill or chargrill on high. spray the skewers with oil. Cook for 2-3 minutes each side or until golden. Top with mint. Serve with the capsicum mayonnaise and lemon wedges.



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