Lemon ginger sumac barbecued prawns

Perfect for a summer barbecue, these prawns have a delicious twist.


700g large prawns, peeled and deveined
¼ cup olive oil
1 tsp sesame oil
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice + zest of 1 lemon (or lime)
½ yellow onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, peeled
3 tbsp The Ginger People® Organic Ginger Juice
1 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
1 tsp sumac
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp ground black pepper


1. In a blender or food processor, process the olive oil, sesame oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, onion, garlic, ginger juice, coriander, sumac, salt and pepper until smooth.

2. Reserve a small amount for basting. Pour the remaining mixture into a dish, add prawns. Stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

3. Preheat grill for medium heat. Thread prawns onto skewers. Discard marinade. Lightly oil grill grate. Grill prawns for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until opaque. Baste with reserved marinade.

Recipe from The Ginger People. Image via iStock.com.