Australian BBQ Prawns With Lemon Myrtle Aioli

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

From the 2004 Food & Wine calendar. Team with a glass of Smith Leigh Old Vine Semillion.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Thread prawns onto skewers, brush with olive oil and season with salt & pepper.
  2. BBQ or grill over a medium heat until opaque.
  3. Whisk egg yolk, mustard, garlic and a pinch of salt in a mixing bowl. Gradually add olive oil, whisking constantly, until the aioli is thick. Stir through lemon myrtle.
  4. Serve prawns with lemon myrtle aioli for dipping.
Most Helpful

Yummo! The lemon myrtle gave the aioli a very distictive taste that went great with the grilled prawns. The recipe gives a fairly generous amount of aioli so unless you were using absolutely huge prawns it's about the right amount for 8 skewers with 3 or 4 prawns per skewer. I used 4 Tiger Prawns per skewer that looked like about U8 size.

Peter J December 11, 2010