Prosciutto Wrapped Firecracker Prawns

  • Prep Time
    15 mins
  • Cook Time
    4 mins
  • Difficulty
  • Servings
  • Ideal for
    • charcoal
    • gas
    • Q
    • pulse


  • 24 green prawns, peeled, deveined, tails intact
  • 2 tablespoons chilli garlic sauce (i.e. Sriracha)
  • 2 teaspoons chipotle chilli powder
  • 24 strips prosciutto, thinly sliced
  • Aioli, to serve


Step 1
If using wooden skewers, soak skewers in water for at least 30 minutes.

Step 2
Using a basting brush, brush both sides of the prawns with the chilli sauce. Sprinkle the chipotle chilli powder all over the prawns.

Step 3
Prepare your barbecue for direct cooking over high heat (230°C to 270°C).

Step 4
Wrap a slice of prosciutto around each prawn. Thread onto the skewers, 1 to 2 prawns per skewer.

Step 5
Place the prawns onto the barbecue, close the lid and barbecue the prawns over direct high heat for 2 minutes on each side.

Step 6
Once cooked, serve the firecracker prawns with aioli.