Garlic Grilled Prawns Recipe

A garlic prawn recipe basted with butter and herbs.


1 1/2 pounds large peeled shrimp
1/2 cup fresh lemon
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for grill
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
Coarse salt and ground pepper


Cut through shell along the back of each shrimp. Devein shrimp, and peel the shells off.

In a small bowl, combine lemon juice, oil, garlic, rosemary, thyme, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.

Reserve 6 tablespoons lemon mixture for serving.

Place prawns and remaining lemon mixture in a resealable plastic bag; seal bag and shake to coat shrimp. Refrigerate 1 hour.

Heat a grill pan to high. Clean and oil grill. Remove shrimp from marinade, wiping off excess.

Grill until opaque throughout, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

Serve shrimp drizzled with reserved lemon mixture.