Grilled Prawns with Mojo Verde

Serves 2

Prep Time 5 minutes

Cook Time 5 minutes


10 king prawns
6 cloves garlic
1 large bunch coriander (around 100g)
2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
1 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted and ground (or use ground cumin)
4 tablespoons olive oil
Neutral oil, for cooking



Mojo verde belongs to a family of vibrant green sauces that work so well with grilled food - seafood in particular. This is such a quick dish to put together and is perfect when you need some strong, bright flavours, fast.

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1. Combine the garlic, coriander (stalks and leaves), sherry vinegar, cumin, olive oil and some salt in a small food processor or pestle and mortar.

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2. Blend to a coarse paste.

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3. Preheat two gas burners on the Jupiter Outback BBQ.

4. Lightly coat the prawns in a tablespoon or so of neutral oil.​​​​​​​

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5. Grill the prawns for a couple of minutes on each side, or until pink and cooked through.​​​​​​​

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6. Serve with a scattering of sea salt, a little olive oil and the mojo verde. ​​​​​​​

About the recipe author

Helen Graves The Author

Helen Graves is an award-winning recipe, food and travel writer with a particular interest in barbecue. She writes freelance for many major food and drink publications and is editor of Pit, the UK's first independent magazine about live-fire cooking. Helen has created a series of exclusive recipes for Outback that focus on maximising flavour for the home cook using lots of spices, fresh herbs and BBQ techniques.