Broiled Prawn Skewers Served with Blood Orange Lacquer and a Mango Salsa

Broiled Prawn Skewers
Broiled Prawn Skewers

Served with Blood Orange Lacquer and a Mango Salsa, Chef Jeremy McLachlan has really outdone himself with this treat. Perfect for backyard BBQ's and for family get togethers. This dish is guaranteed to be a favorite.

Broiled Prawn Skewers

Serves 4

Broiled Prawn Skewers Ingredients

1 pound 21/25 Black Tiger prawns
1 pinch salt and pepper
1/4 cup blood orange lacquer
3/4 cup mango salsa

Blood Orange Lacquer Ingredients

4 blood oranges, juiced
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon ginger, fresh chopped
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar

Mango Salsa Ingredients

1 mango, chopped
1/4 bunch green onion, chopped
1/4 bunch cilantro chopped
1/4 teaspoons cayenne pepper
1 lime, juiced
1 teaspoons kosher salt

Broiled Prawn Skewers Directions
  1. Skewer prawns on bamboo skewers.
  2. Season prawns on both sides with salt and cracked pepper.
  3. Turn oven to broil. Spray cookie sheet with pan coating.
  4. Place skewers on sheet and then place on the top rack.
  5. Cook until red on one side.
  6. Flip over and glaze with the blood orange and turn oven off.
  7. Let sit in oven for 5 minutes.
  8. Check for doneness and then place on serving dish. Finish with mango Salsa.
Blood Orange Lacquer Directions
  1. Place all ingredients in a small saucepan.
  2. Heat to medium and then let simmer until mixture starts to bubble nicely.
  3. Cook the lacquer on simmer until the liquid coats the back of a spoon.
  4. Let cool in the fridge.
  5. Chefs Note: If the lacquer gets too thick just add some more orange juice or water to thin down.
Mango Salsa Directions
  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and then let sit in fridge for 15 minutes for flavors to blend.
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