Baked prawns in phyllo with dipping sauce

IMG_9476I just love wrapped food. I like almost anything in a bun, tortilla, crepes, puff pastry or phyllo. And I love spring rolls. I got some amazing peeled prawns from Foodsaver Stores and frozen chopped chilies (so convenient!). I once had a dish called Prawns Rangoon and I ‘ve been meaning to recreate it ever since. These were small bundles of delicious prawns mixed with cream cheese then deep fried and served with sweet-chili dipping sauce. I’ve also been meaning to make my own sweet chili sauce and this was the perfect opportunity. Continue reading

Thai grilled prawns

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Tangy, spicy, thai marinated prawns with the intense flavour of lemongrass and ginger. I can’t stop eating these once I get them off the grill. They couldn’t be easier, once you find the ingredients you just blitz them all together in a blender and voila! You have your fragrant marinate which you will turn later into a tasty dipping sauce. Thread the prawns on two skewers, one on top of the other. It helps keep their moisture and also, you can turn them easier. Enjoy with plain basmati rice. Continue reading