How to make Herb Garlic Prawns -

Prawns marinated with fresh herbs, strung onto skewers and grilled.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Prawns (medium) (मध्यम आकार के प्रॉन्स), Fresh basil leaves (ताज़े बेसिल के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Herb Garlic Prawns

Herb Garlic Prawns Recipe Card


Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Herb Garlic Prawns Recipe

  • Prawns (medium) deveined and butterfly cut with shells intact 12-16

  • Fresh basil leaves 8-10

  • Fresh parsley sprigs 2-3

  • Fresh thyme sprigs 3-4

  • Garlic chopped 1½ tablespoons

  • Lemon juice of ½ lemon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon

  • Butter 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Take prawns in a bowl. Add lemon juice, salt and crushed peppercorns and mix well.

Step 2

Finely chop basil leaves and parsley and add to the bowl along with garlic, thyme leaves, chilli flakes and 2 tablespoons olive oil and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 1 hour.

Step 3

Arrange marinated prawns onto skewers.

Step 4

Heat butter and 1 teaspoon olive oil in a non-stick grill pan. Place skewers on it and grill till prawns are fully and evenly cooked.

Step 5

Serve hot with your choice of salad.

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