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Citrusy Salt Plate Prawns Recipe

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Citrusy Salt Plate Prawns

This recipe is stupid easy. While your salt block preheats, you prepare the prawns and drink a beer (best recipe ever?). When it comes time to eat ‘em, drizzle the prawns with a bit of butter for an extra-tasty bite.      

Ingredients:

  • 6 large tiger prawns, shell on
  • Zest of 1 large orange
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ teaspoon hot chili flakes (optional, but... don’t be a baby.)

Preheat Salt Plate

Step 1: Preheat the salt plate. Put it straight on the grill (or on a holder, as pictured) and turn the barbecue on to the lowest heat. Close the lid and let it preheat for about 30-40 minutes, gradually increasing the heat to medium.

    Set Time and Wait for Grill to Heat Up

    Step 2: Set your timer and wait for the plate to heat up on your grill...

    Drink a Beer

    .. Drink a beer. Maybe two. This plate is going to take a while to heat up so you might as well hydrate now

    Assembly your Ingredients

    Step 3: Assemble your ingredients.

     Zest that orange

    Step 4: Zest that orange, zest it good!

    <span> Combine the orange zest, lime and lemon juice, and hot chili flakes in a small bowl.</span>

    Step 5: Combine the orange zest, lime and lemon juice, and hot chili flakes in a small bowl.

    Place the prawns in a small, deep dish.

    Step 6: Place the prawns in a small, deep dish. Or a bowl. Or whatever.

    Pour the citrus mixture over top of the prawns


    Step 7: Pour the citrus mixture over top of the prawns, and then flip them to coat.
    Cover and throw ‘em in the fridge until the salt plate is fully heated.

    Cover and throw ‘em in the fridge until the salt plate is fully heated.

     Place the prawns on the preheated plate

    Step 8: Place the prawns on the preheated plate, leaving any excess liquid in the dish.

     Cook prawns for a few minutes on each side

    Step 9: Cook prawns for a few minutes on each side, and remove as soon as they’re pink and opaque.

    Eat up!

    Step 10: Eat up!