Sticky BBQ Sweet Prawns Recipe



  • Marinade
  • 1 tsp Crushed Garlic
  • 1 tsp Grated Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Cracked Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Sesame Seeds
  • 1/4 cup Oil
  • Juice of half a Lemon
  • 2-3 tbsp.Mudgeeraba Spices Sri Lankan Mango Chutney or chutney of your choice.
  • 500g tiger prawns
  • 2 tsp Cornflour
  • 1 tbs honey


  1. Blend together garlic, ginger, pepper, sesame seeds, oil, lemon and chutney to make the marinade.
  2. Shell the prawns keeping the head and tail on, or just the tail, then mix the prawns in the marinade until all coated thoroughly. Refrigerate for a couple of hours.
  3. When ready to barbeque, remove the prawns from the marinade.
  4. With the remaining marinade add honey, water and cornflour and mix until lump free, simmer until thickened and reduced.
  5. Barbeque the prawns or cook on the hot plate basting with the marinade to keep them nice and sticky.
  6. Serve with chopped shallots, wedges of lemon, aioli and the sticky sauce on the side.
  7. Compliments smoked chicken, double smoked ham and as a tasty dip alternative.