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Grilled Prawns with Herbed Quinoa

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Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 bamboo skewers
  • 600g large cleaned, peeled and deveined prawns (about 20)
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • fresh lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  • sea salt
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1½ tbsp each fresh basil, coriander and chives;
  • 2 tbsp chopped toasted pecans
  • ½ a lemon
  • 1 tbsp lemon-basil gremolata
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • ¼ cup finely chopped basil
  • 2 tsp finely chopped garlic

Recipe Directions

Soak 4 bamboo skewers in water for 15 minutes. Heat a gas grill to medium or set a grill pan over a medium-high heat. Divide 600g large cleaned, peeled and deveined prawns (about 20) among skewers (about 5 on each), brush with extra-virgin olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Toss 2 cups cooked quinoa with 1½ tbsp each fresh basil, coriander and chives; 2 tbsp chopped toasted pecans; a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil; the juice from ½ a lemon, and salt and pepper to taste. Divide quinoa and skewers among 4 plates and serve with salad greens dressed with extra-virgin olive oil, fresh lemon juice to taste, and sea salt. Top each plate with 1 tbsp lemon-basil gremolata: combine 2 tsp lemon zest, ¼ cup finely chopped basil, 2 tsp finely chopped garlic, and salt and pepper to taste.

 

 


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