The perfect recipe for a tasty barbecued prawns

  • 15mins
  • 4
  • Easy


  • 20 x 50g prawns, allowing at least 5 per person (you could use lobster or langoustine instead)
  • 25ml olive oil
  • 12g finely chopped garlic
  • 2g course sea salt
  • 4g finely chopped rosemary
  • 2 large pinches smoked paprika
  • Ground black pepper
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon


To  make the barbecued prawns

Whisk the olive oil, garlic, lemon zest and juice together with the salt, pepper and rosemary

Thoroughly cover the prawns with this marinade, but keep some aside and refrigerated. Leave them to marinate, also in the fridge, until you’re ready to cook and immediately serve

Barbecue for only about 3 minutes each side, until the prawns have completely changed colour.

Drizzle on some more marinade (but NOT from the bowl you had the raw prawns in!), shake over a little paprika and get stuck straight in.

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