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Monday, May 25, 2009

Prawns with Lemon Pesto

While the local spotted prawns are in season we will probably have them once a week. Yesterday, Clif and Barb, our wonderful neighbours, picked up five pounds of live prawns at the Cowichan Bay docks. Clif cleaned them so that, when I got home from work, I mixed up a lemon pesto and tossed the prawns with the mixture.

They were left to marinate for 45 minutes before being threaded on wooden skewers and then grilled.

They don't take long to cook on a hot grill. Less than three minutes.

Wonderful simple dinner of grilled prawns, and corn on the cob.

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  1. Ann, those prawns look incredible. I can only imagine how sweet and tender they were! the lemon pesto sounds like something I'd like to try. Yum!

  2. Oh Ann, I am green with envy that such fabulous fresh Spot Prawns are available to you!

    I can see how fresh and plump they are ~ and you certainly know how to prepare them in the most delicious ways. I always leave here drooling! *blush*

    Fantastic shots, too (as always!) xo~m.

  3. Me too I love Shrimps prepared that way! We're such shrimp lovers here..Never had those though Ann..Incredibly appetizing your photos..as always.I don't even know if a prawn is a shrimp..I think it is:)


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