Prawn Skewers

Fill a broad vase with colorful dried calypso beans and anchor the skewers in them for a bouquet-style presentation.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 8 bamboo skewers
  • 2 Tbsp. sherry
  • 2 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1⁄4 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 8 large raw prawns, shells on


  • Soak the skewers in water. Preheat grill or grill pan.
  • Combine sherry, melted butter, honey, parsley, garlic, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Add the prawns and toss to coat. Thread each prawn onto a skewer under the tail, up between the shell and meat, creating a “backbone” with the skewer.
  • Grill or broil the prawns for about three minutes per side.