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Spicy Mint Grilled Prawns

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  Chile powder 1 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced or pressed
  Dry basil 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped mint/1 1/2 teaspoons dry mint 1 Tablespoon
  Salad oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Prawns 2 Pound, deveined

In a bowl, stir together chile powder, vinegar, pepper, garlic, salt, basil, mint, and oil until well blended.
Add prawns, turning to coat.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until next day.
To cook, remove prawns from marinade and thread on skewers (reserve marinade).
Place prawns on a greased grill set 6 inches above a bed of low-glowing coals (or on a broiler pan or a rack over a shallow baking pan set 6 inches below a preheated broiler unit).
Grill or broil, basting frequently with reserved marinade and turning once, until prawns turn pink (about 4 minutes on each side).

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
240 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
260 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2114 Calories from Fat 1526

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 173 g265.5%

Saturated Fat 10.1 g50.7%

Trans Fat 3 g

Cholesterol 1487.8 mg495.9%

Sodium 2848.8 mg118.7%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.6%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 140 g280.5%

Vitamin A 51.8% Vitamin C 21%

Calcium 16.6% Iron 20.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spicy Mint Grilled Prawns Recipe