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grilled prawns with herbs

Grilled prawns with herbs

The particularity of this recipe is to marinate the prawns after grilling.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Fish & Seafood
Cuisine International
Servings 4 people
Calories 256 kcal

EQUIPMENT (click pictures for details)

Mixing bowls
Chef knife


  • 800 gr tiger prawns
  • 1 pc lemon

For the marinade

  • 50 ml lemon juice
  • 50 ml olive oil
  • 2 pcs chopped garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped basil
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped coriander
  • 1 tsp freshly chopped thyme
  • Cayenne chilli pepper optional


  • Use a sharp knife to devein the prawns and cut a small line on the back of the tail to remove the black vein (prawn’s intestine).
  • After deveining the prawns, rinse them with cold water, this will ensure all leftovers of the intestines are gone.
  • Arrange the prawns on a towel and refrigerate.

Prepare the marinade:

  • Mix all ingredients and season to taste with salt, pepper, and Cayenne chilli pepper.
  • Heat the grill or the barbecue, arrange the prawns on top and cook for 4-5 minutes before flipping over and cooking for another 4-5 minutes.
    grilling prawns
  • After grilling, toss the prawns in the marinade and serve with lemon wedges.


  • The exact amount and selection of fresh herbs can change according to your taste and the availability.
  • Do not overcook the prawns or peeling will be very difficult.

Nutrition for 1 portion

Calories: 256kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 27gFat: 15gCholesterol: 252mgSodium: 1132mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 361IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 110mgIron: 1mg
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