Spiced Prawn Skewers

There’s nothing more quintessential than an Aussie prawn dish at a barbecue with friends. Not only are they tasty, but they’re paced with protein and super nutritious. Pair them with fresh mango and smoky paprika for a deliciously light and filling lunch.

Recipe

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SERVES: 4

INGREDIENTS:

  • 16 green prawns
  • 5 tbsp smoked paprika
  • coconut / olive oil spray
  • 2 mangoes
  • 8 sprigs fresh mint
  • 8 stalks fresh coriander
  • 1 green chilli, sliced
  • 1 red chilli, sliced
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, ribboned
  • 1 lime

METHOD:

  1. Heat your BBQ or Grill pan on high. Spray the prawns with the oil and toss to coat with paprika.
  2. Skewer through the neck and tail of 4 prawns, then add to the hot pan and cook for a few minutes before turning to cook through. Meanwhile, prepare the salad by removing the mango flesh and slicing.
  3. Add to a bowl along with the coriander, mint, chilli and cucumber.
  4. Squeeze over fresh lime and toss.

 

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Spiced Prawn Skewers

Sally O'Neil - Editor in Chief

Sal is on a mission to prove that healthy and nutritious doesn’t have to be boring – and that even while staying in shape you can have your cake and eat it too. After losing 14kg from adopting a healthier lifestyle, she shares her journey with others on The Fit Foodie Blog. She also writes for national health magazines, has launched a range of Protein Ball Mixes: Fit Mixes, and is the author of Love Move Eat (Bauer Media, 2017).

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