Mini Prawns Skewers with Lemon Chilli Dip

12 mini skewers
Mini Prawns Skewers with Lemon Chilli Dip
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Ingredients

  • 24 raw prawns, deveined
  • 2 lemons, halved and sliced thinly

For the spicy dip

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 3 tbsp. Siucra caster sugar
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • 100ml water
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

To prepare the dip, heat the butter and oil in a saucepan and add the red chilli, spring onion and sugar. Sauté for about 3 minutes before adding the lemon juice and water and simmer for a further 2 minutes. Add salt and freshly ground black pepper. Leave to cool.

To cook the prawn skewers, thread prawns and lemon slices onto the skewers. Brush the skewers with oil.  Preheat a chargrill pan and grill until cooked on each side. Arrange on a platter, drizzle a little of the dipping sauce over. Serve with lemon wedges and the remaining dipping sauce (kept warm) in a bowl on the side.

 

Recipe supplied by Catherine Fulvio