Prawns with lemon, sage and garlic

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prawns barbecue
prawns barbecue
  • Serves: 6

  • Prep time:

    (not including marinating time)
  • Cooking time:

    (may need an extra min)
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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Essentials recipe Having a barbie? No one will be able to resist getting stuck into these herby barbecued prawns and they're really easy to make too


  • Olive oil
  • 5 whole, cloves garlic
  • Few sage leaves
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemons
  • 18 whole, shell-on raw king prawns
  • Rusty bread


  1. To make a dip, combine 3tbsp good-quality olive oil, 2 whole crushed cloves of garlic, juice and zest of 1⁄2 lemon and a few sage leaves, finely chopped; leave to infuse.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the zest and juice of 1 lemon, 1tbsp olive oil, a few sage leaves, finely chopped, 3 large cloves garlic, finely chopped, and black pepper.
  3. Add 18 whole, shell-on raw king prawns and toss together.
  4. Leave to marinate in the fridge for at least 30 mins.
  5. Cook on the barbecue for about 3-4 mins.
  6. Serve with crusty bread and the dip.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 80(kcal)
  • Fat 7.5g
  • Saturates 1.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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