Spiced prawn parcels

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


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


  • 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