Chilli BBQ Prawns


For the aromatic salt:

  • 2 tablespoons salt flakes
  • 1 lemon myrtle tea bag
  • ½ teaspoon of grated lemon zest
  • 6 coriander seeds

For the prawns:

  • 18 extra large whole king prawns
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 long fresh chilli -cut in half and deseeded if you don’t like it spicy


  1. Infuse olive with chilli – set aside
  2. For the salt - combine all the ingredients together in a mortar and grind with the pestle until fine and aromatic and set aside
  3. For the prawns - break off their heads and discard, split the prawns in half lengthwise with a large sharp knife. Scrape out any traces of the intestinal tract running along the spine of the prawns.
  4. Sprinkle with a pinch of the lemon salt, cover and refrigerate.
  5. Preheat your BBQ and place the prawns shell-side down on the grill.
  6. Drizzle with chilli olive oil and BBQ for about 2-3 minutes until they are cooked by just starting to turn opaque and aromatic.
  7. Serve.
Serve with lime wedges and enjoy! Shop for Lemon Myrtle
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