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Aussie prawn and snag skewers with green and gold dipping sauces

Green and gold. What better way to celebrate Australia Day. Mango and Chimichurri sauces perfectly complement the chorizo and Australian prawn skewers.

Australian Prawn and chorizo skewers with coriander-lime and mango dipping sauces
Prep Time20 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time30 mins


 24 large, peeled green Australian prawns, deveined, tails inact
 3 chorizo, sliced
 Olive oil, for drizzling
 Micro coriander, to serve
 Grilled lemon halves, to serve
Mango dipping sauce
 200 g coarsely chopped mango
 50 ml lime juice (1 lime)
 1 tbsp olive oil
Coriander-Lime dipping sauce
 125 ml (1/2 cup) olive oil
  cup coarsely chopped coriander
 ¼ cup coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley
 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
 Juice of 1 lime, or to taste
 1 long green chilli, coarsely chopped
 1 garlic clove, coarsely chopped


To make the mango dipping sauce:

Process ingredients in a food processor to combine and season to taste.

To make the coriander-lime dipping sauce:

Process ingredients in food processor to combine and season to taste.

To make the prawn and snag skewers:

Preheat a barbecue to medium-high.


Season prawns to taste and thread three prawns onto each skewer, alternating with a slice of chorizo, drizzle with a little oil then grill, turning occasionally, until cooked through (2-3 minutes).


Serve hot with green and gold dipping sauces, grilled lemon wedges and micro coriander.

Serves 4.

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