Smoked Paprika Spiced Prawns


Smoked Paprika Spiced Prawns

Smoked Paprika Spiced Prawns


This is the perfect BBQ lunch or dinner on a warm day that will impress friends and family with fresh juicy prawns and a crispy sweet and spicy salad, it truly is a match made in heaven!


Serves – 4

Prep time –20 Minutes  Cook time – 10 minutes



16 green prawns

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

5 tablespoons smoked paprika

½ cup mint, chopped

½ cup coriander, chopped

1 red chilli, finely sliced

2 Lebanese cucumbers, ribboned

2 mangos, peeled and diced


Salad Vinaigrette

1 lime, juiced

1 tablespoon honey

1 teaspoon rice vinegar

1 teaspoon sesame oil

½ teaspoon sriracha



Prep the prawns however you desire to cook them. Make a paste with the smoked paprika and olive oil and liberally brush each prawn with the paste. Skewer through the neck and tail of 3-4 prawns (depending on the size of your skewers).

Heat BBQ or grilling pan on high. Add the prawns and cook for around 3-4 minutes on each side, or until cooked through. Remove from the heat once cooked and prep the salad ingredients.

Meanwhile, whisk the salad vinaigrette ingredients in a bowl and add to the salad.

Squeeze fresh lime over the prawns and serve.                     

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