Pesto Shrimp/ Pesto Prawns Skewers/Pesto Grilled Prawns

Pesto grilled shrimps or prawn skewers is a great appetizer or starter which I tried in one dinner buffet ..I love pesto and i knew i had to give this a try ..At the very beginning of my blogging journey i had shared pesto and pesto pasta .After a very long I'm sharing another hit pesto dish.
The flavours of this yummy pesto marries well with prawns or shrimps and makes it was just amazing..
You can marinate these skewers ahead and just grill or pan fry them while you serve it foe barbecue party or any get togethers..your family and friends will love it absolutely.
You can serve this with garlic noodles or any herb rice..its simply sumptuous. If you have a bottle pesto made ahead then making this can be done time but marinating these a little longer brings out some.lovely flavours.
20 to 25 prawns or shrimps
3 to 4 tbsp pesto sauce(click here for my previous post on pesto)
5 to 6 garlic minced
1 tsp pepper crushed
1 tbsp olive oil
Juice of half lime


  • Devien and remove the shells of the prawns you can keep the tail intact it looks good and also taste delish.
  • Soak the wooden skewers in water for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Apply salt lime and pepper to the prawns
  • Set aside for 15 minutes
  • Later add pesto and marinate well
  • Place the marinated prawns in skewers and keep it in fridge ..let It marinate for 3 to 4 hours.
  • When you are ready to grill them
  • Heat the grill pan
  • Drizzle little oil.
  • Once the grill pan is hot place the skewers
  • Cook on both side turning the skewers
  • You can brush some oil or butter to baste it.
  • Grill it for 3 to 4 minutes
  • Serve with any dip
  • I served it with pesto  garlic bread and herb roasted cherry tomatoes

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