Prawns with lemon, sage and garlic recipe

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  • Low-fat
  • healthy
Preparation Time20 mins (not including marinating time)
Cooking Time3 mins (may need an extra min)
Total Time23 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories80 Kcal4%
Fat7.5 g11%
Saturated Fat1 g5%

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  • Olive oil
  • 5 whole, cloves garlic
  • Few sage leaves
  • Zest and juice of 1 ½ lemons
  • 18 whole, shell-on raw king prawns
  • Rusty bread




  1. To make a dip, combine 3tbsp good-quality olive oil, 2 whole crushed cloves of garlic, juice and zest of 1⁄2 lemon and a few sage leaves, finely chopped; leave to infuse.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the zest and juice of 1 lemon, 1tbsp olive oil, a few sage leaves, finely chopped, 3 large cloves garlic, finely chopped, and black pepper.
  3. Add 18 whole, shell-on raw king prawns and toss together.
  4. Leave to marinate in the fridge for at least 30 mins.
  5. Cook on the barbecue for about 3-4 mins.
  6. Serve with crusty bread and the dip.

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