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Vietnamese Grilled Prawns recipe

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Grilled Vietnamese Shrimps are so easy and quick to make. It is a great appetiser and can easily be served to a large crowd. The best part is it takes 10 minutes of prep and 5 minutes to grill these shrimps.

Vietnamese Grilled Prawns recipe
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Vietnamese
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  • 500 gms Prawns Cleaned and deveined with tail on
  • 7-8 Shallots Finely minced / Grated
  • 3-4 Garlic Cloves Finely Minced/grated
  • ½ tspn Minced Ginger
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 tbsp minced Lemongrass
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp Red chilli flakes (Optional)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Wooden Skewers Soaked in water for 15 minutes
  1. Mix all the ingredients mentioned above. Add the cleaned prawns. Marinate at least for 30 minutes.
  2. Prepare the grill pan or barbecue by brushing some oil on it.
  3. Carefully skewer the prawns. And grill each side for about 3-4 minutes. Blast in between with the remaining marinade to keep the prawns moist.
  4. While serving garnish with fresh coriander leaves.

Note: Once the Marinade is ready, it is optional to marinate the shrimps. If you are short of time, you can directly grill them. Else marinate the shrimps for 30 minutes and then grill.

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