Spice-encrusted Grilled Prawn
A Bachelor & His Grill
plus additional for basting
granulated garlic powder
kosher salt and fresh ground peppercorn
soaked in water 20 minutes before applying prawn
Using pestle & mortar (or food processor) grind together herbs & spices.
In covered container, massage oil & spices into prawn, then marinate 1-4 hours, stirring intermittently.
Preheat grill to high, soak skewers & rest prawn at room temperature 20 minutes before cooking.
With shell in tact, skewer 3-4 prawn at a time, then lay over direct heat of the grill's hottest grates.
Grill 2-3 minutes per side, with grill lid open, basting as the prawn cook.
Remove prawn skewers from grill when shells are pink, bold char marks set, & prawn meat is cooked through, to translucent in color.
Remove prawn from skewers, season additionally to taste, & serve immediately.