Malay Style Grilled Tamarind Prawns


Malay Style Grilled Tamarind Prawns

This is a great favourite for BBQ picnic. Rather expertly, the Singaporeans crunch the whole prawn, sucking in all the tamarind flavouring, while spitting out the bits of shell.


Photo By: Pondok Sari Wangi1

Recipe for Grilled Tamarind Prawns
Ingredients for Grilled Tamarind Prawns:
  • 550 g fresh large tiger prawns
  • 2 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 2 tbsp sweet soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp palm sugar
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • small bunch fresh coriander, trimmed (optional)
  • 2-4 fresh green chillies - stalks and seeds removed, quartered lengthways (optional)
  • some salad of your choice eg. lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber slices etc.
Method:
  1. Devein prawns, trim feelers and legs, but keep shells on.
  2. Rinse well, pat dry and, using a sharp knife, make and incision along the curve of the tail.
  3. In a bowl, mix together tamarind paste, soy sauce, sugar and black pepper.
  4. Pour mixture over prawns, rubbing it over shells and into incision in tail. Cover and let marinade for 1 hour.
  5. Prepare charcoal grill. Remove prawns from marinade and place on rack over charcoal grill.
  6. Grill prawns for about 3 minutes on each side, brushing them with marinade as they cook.
  7. Serve them immediately with coriander and green chillies to chew on.


Have you tried this? Rate it.

{[['']]}
Malay Style Grilled Tamarind Prawns Malay Style Grilled Tamarind Prawns Reviewed by Singapore Food Recipes on January 21, 2013 Rating: 5
Powered by Blogger.