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Japanese yakitori prawns

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2
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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 20 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
5 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Moderate

Ingredients

Reduced salt soy sauce

1 tbs

Fresh ginger

2 tsp, finely grated

Garlic

1 clove(s), crushed

Wine, white, dry-style

30 ml, sake, (1½ tbs)

Green prawns

18 individual, (450g), peeled, tails intact

Tahini

1 tbs

Mirin

1 tbs

Sesame oil

2 tsp

Sesame seeds

1 tsp, toasted

Oil spray

2 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Combine soy sauce, ginger, garlic and 1 tablespoon sake in a shallow dish. Add prawns and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Preheat a chargrill or barbecue over high heat. Drain prawns of excess marinade. Lightly spray prawns with oil and cook for 1-2 minutes each side or until cooked through.
  3. Meanwhile, combine tahini, mirin, sesame oil, sesame seeds and remaining sake in a small bowl. Serve prawns with sesame dressing.