Spiced prawn parcels

Are you in the mood for something different and spicy tonight? Try these easy to make, packed with flavour prawn parcels.

Ingredients:

1kg queen prawns, cleaned with tail intact

Spice paste:

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
10ml fresh ginger, grated
4 spring onions, finely chopped
100ml fresh coriander, chopped
200ml lite coconut milk
1 red chili, seeded and chopped
10ml ground cumin
5ml garam masala
3ml turmeric
zest and juice of 1 lime
5ml palm sugar or brown sugar
salt, to taste

Method:

  • Prepare the coals for the braai.
  • Put all the ingredients for the spice paste in a food processor and blend to a coarse paste.
  • In a mixing bowl, coat the raw prawns with the paste.
  • Lay out a double layer of foil, place the prawn mixture in the middle and crimp-seal the parcel.
  • Place the parcel on top of the braai and cook until the prawns turn pink, about 15 – 20 minutes.

Recipe source: Foodandhome.co.za