Spicy Lime Prawns
grated zest and juice of 1 lime
1 garlic clove, crushed
2 small red chillies, seeded and finely chopped
5 tbsp olive oil
32 peeled raw tiger prawns (shrimp)
pitta bread to serve
1 Put the lime zest and juice, garlic, chillies and oil in a screw-topped jar. Close the lid tightly and shake well.
2 Put the prawns in a shallow dish and add the lime marinade. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
3 Preheat the barbecue or grill (broiler). Soak eight bamboo skewers in water for 20 minutes.
4 Thread four prawns on to each skewer. Cook the skewers on the barbecue or grill (broil) for 3–4 minutes on each side until they turn pink.
5 Serve immediately with warm pitta bread.