Grilled King Prawns

Sumptuous grilled king prawns served with buttered mixed vegetables and lemon butter sauce. You can also serve it with steaming rice. This can be cooked on any occasions specially this summer time where many are unwinding by going to the beach or resorts.

To cook grilled king prawns; Wash and clean prawns by cutting the antennae and rostrum (beak). With the shell still on, make a slit on the back, devein, and open up to a butterfly. Season with salt and pepper. Brush prawn with olive oil and grill over charcoal until cooked. For the lemon sauce; combine butter, lemon zest and lemon juice. Stir very well then add parsley. For the buttered vegetables; heat butter in a pan then stir cook mixed vegetables for 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve the grilled prawn with lemon butter sauce, buttered vegetables and steamed rice. To see the complete recipe with lists of ingredients in exact measurements, look below.



 

How to Cook Grilled King Prawns
 
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Recipe type: Seafood recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 3 servings
Ingredients
For the grilled prawns:
  • 200 grams or 3 pcs king prawns
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil
For the lemon butter sauce:
  • 3 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon rind (lemon zest)
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. parsley, chopped (optional)
For the buttered vegetables:
  • ¼ cup frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
  • 1 Tbsp. melted butter
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
How to cook Grilled King Prawns:
  1. Wash and clean prawns by cutting the antennae and rostrum (beak).
  2. With the shell still on, make a slit on the back, devein, and open up to a butterfly.
  3. Season with salt and pepper. Brush prawn with olive oil and grill over charcoal until cooked.
  4. For the lemon sauce; combine butter, lemon zest and lemon juice. Stir very well then add parsley.
  5. For the buttered vegetables; heat butter in a pan then stir cook mixed vegetables for 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve the grilled prawn with lemon butter sauce, buttered vegetables and steamed rice.

 


Grilled King Prawns