Lemon Grass Prawns Recipe

Lemon Grass Prawns
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
MethodMain Ingredient


 Medium prawns2 Pound (1 Kilograms, Uncooked)
 Lemon grass stalk3 , finely chopped (Fresh Ones)
 Onions spring2 , chopped
 Fresh red chilies2 Small, finely chopped
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
 Finely grated ginger2 Tablespoon (Fresh Ones)
 Shrimp paste1 Teaspoon
 Brown sugar1 Tablespoon
 Coconut milk4 Fluid Ounce (1/2 Cup / 125 Milliliter)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 971 Calories from Fat 273

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.7%

Saturated Fat 27.3 g136.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1487.8 mg495.9%

Sodium 3247.3 mg135.3%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.4%

Sugars 20.8 g

Protein 143 g285.3%

Vitamin A 7.9% Vitamin C 46.8%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 18.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Wash prawns, leaving shells and heads intact and place in a shallow glass or ceramic dish.
2. Place lemon grass, spring onions, chillies, garlic, ginger and shrimp paste in a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Add sugar and coconut milk and process to combine. Spoon mixture over prawns, toss to combine, cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours.
3. Preheat barbecue to a high heat. Drain prawns, place on barbecue and cook, turning several times, for 5 minutes or until prawns change colour. Serve immediately.