Prawn skewers with pistachio dukkah

Recipe: Prawn Skewers With Pistachio Dukkah


  • 190g (3/4 cup) bought aioli
  • 2 tbs chopped fresh coriander
  • 1kg (about 30) green prawns, peeled leaving tails intact,
  • deveined
  • Olive oil spray

Pistachio dukkah

  • 40g (1/4 cup) pistachio kernels, finely chopped
  • 2 tbs sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt flakes
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper


  1. Combine the aioli and coriander in a bowl. To make the pistachio dukkah, combine the pistachio, sesame seeds, coriander, cumin, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  2. Preheat a barbecue grill or chargrill on medium. Thread the prawns, tail-end first, onto bamboo skewers.
  3. Roll each prawn in the pistachio dukkah and place, in a single layer, on a tray. Spray with oil.
  4. Cook on the grill, turning, for 3-4 minutes or until the prawns change colour. Transfer to a serving platter. Serve with aïoli mixture.

Number of servings (yield): 8

Meal type: breakfast

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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