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Grilled Prawns & Tomatoes With Basil Oil

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Ingredients
  Prawns 1 1⁄4 Pound, shelled and deveined (12 Extra Large Or Colossal Prawns)
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced / pressed
  Minced fresh basil/1 teaspoon dry basil 2 Tablespoon
  Firm ripe tomatoes/Cored and cut crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick slices 3 Large
  Romaine lettuce leaves 4 Large, rinsed and crisped
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
Directions

Thread 3 prawns on each of 4 metal skewers.
In a small bowl, mix oil, garlic, and minced basil; brush over prawns and tomato slices.Place prawns and tomatoes on a lightly greased grill 4 to 6 inches above a solid bed of hot coals (you can hold your hand at grill level for only 2 to 3 seconds).
Cook, brushing tomatoes and prawns with basil oil and turning them once, until tomatoes are hot and prawns are just opaque in thickest part; cut to test (about 6 minutes).Place one romaine leaf on each of 4 dinner plates.
Set a skewer of prawns atop each romaine leaf; arrange tomatoes alongside.
Drizzle prawns and tomatoes with remaining basil oil; season to taste with salt and pepper.
Garnish with basil sprigs, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Method: 
Grilling
Ingredient: 
Prawn

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