Grilled Prawns Recipe

Prawns are marinated in spices and grilled until cooked and delectable in this recipe for grilled prawns with step-by-step photos.

I grilled it in my favorite grill pan, but you can just use a regular tawa to make this amazing recipe. It’s so simple to make but tastes so delicious and fresh, and there’s very little oil involved.

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Spicy Grilled Prawns 🔗

These Grilled Prawn Skewers are quick, easy, and totally healthy. The sauce here doubles as a marinade and a glaze—don’t forget to reserve some for basting the prawns while they’re on the grill!

Prep: 5min

Total: 15min


  • 60 mL extra-virgin olive oil
  • 60 mL lime juice
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 tbsp. honey
  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. chilli garlic sauce or Sriracha
  • 900 g prawns, peeled and deveined
  • Freshly chopped coriander, for garnish
  • Lime wedges, for serving


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, garlic, honey, soy sauce, and chilli sauce. Reserve 60ml marinade for brushing onto prawns while grilling.
  2. In a large bowl, toss prawns with remaining marinade. Preheat grill or grill pan and thread prawns onto skewers. Grill prawns until pink and opaque, about 3 minutes per side, brushing with reserved marinade before and after each flip.
  3. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with lime wedges.


What is the best method of cooking prawns?

Choose large, raw prawns for grilling as these will withstand the heat and can be skewered and turned easily during cooking. You can marinate the prawns prior to cooking, this will add more flavor. Prawns only need to be cooked for about five minutes.

How does Gordon Ramsay cook prawns?

The prawns should be cooked for 4 minutes in boiling water, fried in a pan or wok, or grilled on the barbecue, turning every 2 to 3 minutes, or until opaque.

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