Grilled Prawns with Lemongrass

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recipe by Tenina Holder

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Despite the use of Thai Green Curry Paste, this is something I made in Vietnam and it is completely off the charts delicious. Give it a whirl and see!

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recipe updated 15 Sep 2020


  • Prawn icon
    250 g (about 27 ¾)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    1 dash (about 0.27 g)
  • Lime icon
    1 (about 100 g)
  • Lime icon
    1 (about 100 g)
  • Coriander icon
    ½ cup (about 14.4 g)
  • Thai green curry paste icon
    Thai green curry paste
    60 g (about ¼ cup)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    20 g (about 1 ½ tbsp)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 dash (about 0.81 g)
  • Golden caster sugar icon
    Golden caster sugar
    1 tsp (about 4.25 g)


  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Work surface
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 220°C
  2. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper then set aside
  3. Line a clean work surface with foil
  4. Line with parchment paper
  5. Add Thai green curry paste and extra virgin olive oil to the TM5 bowl
  6. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  7. Blend - approx 10 sec, speed 6
  8. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  9. Add prawns to the TM5 bowl
  10. Stir - approx 4 sec, reverse gentle stir
  11. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to work surface
  12. Wrap with foil
  13. Transfer content of work surface to baking sheet
  14. Bake until cooked through - 20 min, 220°C
  15. Add sea salt, black pepper, golden caster sugar and lime to a clean small bowl
  16. Stir well
  17. Serve sauce with prawns
  18. Garnish with lime and coriander
  19. Serve
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