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Grilled Prawns With Sweet Corn And Caramelised Coconut Dressing
preparation time 20 mins
cooking time 20 mins
- vegetable oil, for deep-frying
- 4 round rice paper sheets, broken into 4 pieces
- 2 corn cobs, in husks, silks removed
- 20 large green king prawns, head and tail in tact, halved
- Sea-salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper, to season
- ¼ cup roasted salted peanuts, roughly chopped
- 1 long red chilli, seeded, thinly sliced
- ½ cup coriander leaves
Caramelised Coconut Dressing Ingredients
- 2 Tbsp coconut sugar
- 40ml water
- Juice of 1 lime
- 1 clove garlic, finely grated
- 1 tsp finely grated fresh ginger
- 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil, light in flavour
- 1 tsp sesame oil
- 2 tsp fish sauce
- 1 kaffir lime leaf, very finely shredded
- To make rice paper crisps, heat enough oil in a small saucepan to come 3cm up the side of the pan until 180°C. Add rice paper rounds, one at a time, cooking for 3 seconds or until puffed, white and crisp. Immediately remove from oil, transfer to a paper towel lined plate and allow to drain. Repeat with remaining rice paper.
- To make caramelised coconut dressing, put sugar into a small non-stick pan. Add water and cook, stirring until sugar dissolves. Continue to cook for about 1 minute or until mixture just begins to thicken, then remove from heat and stir in lime juice, garlic and ginger. Set aside to cool to room temperature then transfer to a medium bowl. Stir in oils, fish sauce and kaffir lime leaf, then set aside.
- Preheat oven grill to high, or alternatively preheat oven to 250°C fan-forced ( 270°C conventional).
- Preheat a chargrill plate or barbecue grill plate over high heat. Grill corn for about 10 mins, turning, until lightly charred. Use a large sharp knife to cut kernels from corn. Season.
- Meanwhile, put prawns in a large bowl, add 2 Tbsp of the dressing and toss to coat.
- Grill prawns for 3 minutes each side, until lightly charred and cooked through.
- Arrange prawns, corn and rice paper crisps on a large serving platter. Drizzle half of the dressing over the top and serve remaining on the side. Scatter over peanuts, chilli and coriander and serve immediately.
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