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Prawns And Tomatoes With Basil Oil

  Prawns/Extra-colossal prawns 1 1⁄4 Pound, shelled and deveined (Colossal Prawns, 10 To 15 Per Pound / Extra Colossal 8 To 10 Per Pound)
  Extra virgin olive oil 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced / pressed
  Minced fresh basil/1 teaspoon dried basil 2 Tablespoon
  Tomatoes 3 Large, sliced crosswise about 1/2 inch thick
  Romaine lettuce leaves 4 Large, rinsed and crisped
  Basil sprig 3
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Rinse prawns and pat dry.
Thread on 4 skewers.
In a small bowl, combine oil, garlic, and minced basil.
Brush prawns and tomato slices all over with basil oil.
Arrange prawns and tomatoes on cooking grate.
Place lid on grill.
Cook, turning once and brushing with basil oil halfway through cooking time, until tomatoes are hot and prawns are opaque in thickest part (6 to 10 minutes; cut prawns to test).
Place a romaine leaf on each of 4 plates.
Arrange tomatoes and prawns on plates.
Drizzle with any remaining basil oil.
Garnish with basil sprigs.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 259 Calories from Fat 146

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.3%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g7.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 232.5 mg77.5%

Sodium 538 mg22.4%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.2%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 23 g46.4%

Vitamin A 43.8% Vitamin C 36.3%

Calcium 3.3% Iron 4.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Prawns And Tomatoes With Basil Oil Recipe