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How to cook prawns on a braai

How to cook queen prawns on a Braai under a hot South African sun.

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Get your hands on some fresh Queen prawns

Get your hands on some fresh Queen prawns

Defrost them if frozen,  in some cold water and some coarse salt

Defrost them if frozen, in some cold water and some coarse salt

Clean the Braai with an onion

Clean the Braai with an onion

Get a hot belter to hold your beer.

Get a hot belter to hold your beer.

Make sure the coals are lank hot

Make sure the coals are lank hot

Epic sunset helps .

Epic sunset helps .

Huckleberry Finn keen for some prawns

Huckleberry Finn keen for some prawns

Grab a pair of tongs to turn those queens

Grab a pair of tongs to turn those queens

Lay them out back to back

Lay them out back to back

The coals should be hot

The coals should be hot

The queens will start turning a nice shade of pink

The queens will start turning a nice shade of pink

Baste them with garlic and lemon juice

Baste them with garlic and lemon juice

Turn them all at once

Turn them all at once

Keep turning

Keep turning

And turning

And turning

And turning

And turning

Should have turned them all by now

Should have turned them all by now

Ok half of them

Ok half of them

Now the other half

Now the other half

And there you have it , beautiful pink queen prawns

And there you have it , beautiful pink queen prawns

Prepare a fresh salad

Prepare a fresh salad

Warm the serving bowl

Warm the serving bowl

Keep the prawns warm add lemon butter and garlic butter and a touch of chilli . Done

Keep the prawns warm add lemon butter and garlic butter and a touch of chilli . Done

  • Lemons
  • Queen prawns
  • Charcoal
  • Firelighters
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Chilli