Barbecued prawn skewers with corn and mango chilli salsa
Time to make: 20 mins
Total cost: $ 17.00 / $ 4.25 per serve
(at time of publication)
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
24 (about 500g) frozen peeled prawns, tails on, thawed
8 small bamboo skewers, soaked in cold water
4 corn cobs, husks and silks removed, if preferred
1 medium mango, peeled, diced
1 medium ripe avocado, peeled, diced
juice and zest of 1 lime, plus extra lime halves, to serve
1/2-1 teaspoon chilli paste or chilli flakes
6 cups mixed salad leaves, to serve
1/4 cup vinaigrette, made with 2 parts balsamic vinegar to 1 part olive oil
Total fat 17g
Saturated fat 3g
Dietary fibre 6g
1 Heat a barbecue hotplate to a medium-high heat. Thread prawns onto skewers, three at a time, making 8 skewers in total.
2 Barbecue the corn cobs for 15-20 minutes, or until slightly charred and cooked through.
3 Meanwhile, make mango-chilli salsa. Combine mango, avocado, lime and chilli in a small bowl, toss gently and set aside.
4 Spray barbecue hotplate with olive oil and cook prawn skewers, turning, for 2–3 minutes or until pink and cooked through.
5 Serve the prawn skewers with charred corn, mango-chilli salsa, mixed salad leaves, vinaigrette and the extra lime wedges.
Make it gluten free: Check chilli paste is gluten free.
Hanu de Jong
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