Tunisian Grilled Prawns


24 Raw King Prawns (Shrimp) 
2 Garlic cloves, crushed 
1 tbsp Olive oil 
1teasp Ground Cumin 
1/2 teasp Ground Ginger 
1teasp Paprika 
1/4 teasp Cayenne pepper 
2 tbsp Freshly chopped Coriander 
2 Lemons, cut into wedges


1. Remove heads from the prawns then cut down the centre of the backs making sure you don’t cut all the way through and leaving tails intact (butterfly). Remove the central vein and place in a single layer in a shallow flameproof dish.

2. Place the remaining ingredients, apart from the lemon wedges, in a small mixing bowl and mix well then pour over the prawns, cover with clingfilm and leave to marinate for  20 minutes up to 2 hours, turning from time to time.

3. Preheat the grill to hot then grill the prawns for 4-5 minutes until they turn pink , turning a few times during the cooking period and brushing with the marinade every time you turn them. Serve immediately garnished with the lemon wedges.


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