Omani prawn brochettes with tamarind

Omani prawn brochettes with tamarind

15 mins Prep · 20 mins Cook

There’s no better way to start your seafood feast than with these plump Omani prawns covered in a tangy tamarind sauce. For best results, marinate the prawns overnight

Created by Spinneys
Prep time 15 minutes
Marination time 2 hours or overnight
Cook time 20 minutes
Serves 4
Cuisine Arabic
Diet Family Friendly
Preparation Easy
Nutrition (per serving)
Calories 242
Fat 9.2g
Saturates 1.7g
Protein 29.6g
Carbs 9.4g
Sugars 4g
Given the cook-at-home nature of Spinneys and natural variations in ingredients, nutritional information is approximated. See details

Cooking Instructions

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Dissolve the tamarind in the water.


Crush the garlic and finely grate the ginger.


Combine the tamarind water, garlic, ginger and tomato purée with the oil and season well with the salt and pepper.


Set aside 4 tbsp of the marinade then toss the prawns through the rest of the marinade. 5 Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.


Prepare a barbecue or preheat a griddle pan to high.


Thread the prawns onto skewers and place on the grill or in the pan until charred and cooked through, for approx. 3-5 minutes per side.


Serve hot with the remaining marinade and lemon wedges.