Grilled King Prawns and Mojo Verde

Grilled King Prawns and Mojo Verde

A super fresh dish that takes less than ten minutes to create and is perfect for parties. For maximum flavour, we recommend making your Mojo Verde the day before.
  • Time 36minutes
  • Serves 2
  • Difficulty Easy


  • 12 raw Shell-On King Prawns
  • 2 green bell peppers
  • 1 stick of celery
  • 1 shallot
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 green chilli
  • 30g coriander
  • 30g parsley
  • 25ml balsamic vinegar
  • 100ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lime (zest and juice)
  • 1 tsp ground cumin (or cumin seeds)
  • Sea salt


  1. Ideally make your mojo verde a day before to allow the flavours to fully develop.
  2. Deseed the green peppers. Dice the peppers, shallot and celery into 1cm pieces.
  3. Roast at 180c / gas mark 4 for approximately 30 mins until soft.
  4. Once ready, leave the roast vegetables until cooled to room temperature.
  5. Add to a food processor with the rest of the ingredients and blend until smooth.
  6. Transfer to a bowl and cover (ideally leave until next day).
  7. Grill (or pan fry) the prawns for about 5 mins, making sure to cook until pink.
  8. Serve the prawns with a drizzle of olive oil and the mojo verde on the side.

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