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Yakatori prawns with sesame coated avocado, pickled ginger and sesame dressing

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Yakatori prawns with sesame coated avocado
Prep Time50 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins

Ingredients

 1 ½ tbsp rice wine vinegar
 1 tsp sesame seeds
 12 medium green Australian prawns, peeled tails intact
 1 avocado, peeled and quartered
 ¼ cup oasted white sesame seeds
 3 green shallots, julienned
 4 small radishes, cleaned and thinly sliced
 100 g pickled ginger, drained
 1 cup baby coriander leaves or baby sorrel leaves
Yakatori Marinade
 2 tbsp light soy
 2 tbsp mirin
 3 tbsp brown sugar
 2 tbsp vegetable oil
 2 tsp sesame oil
 2 tsp finely grated ginger

Method

To make marinade:
1

Place the soy, mirin, brown sugar, vegetable oil, sesame oil and ginger in a bowl and mix to combine.

2

Divide marinade in half.

To make Yakatori prawns:
3

Add prawns to one half and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

4

Add rice wine vinegar and sesame seeds to the remaining marinade to make sesame dressing and set aside.

5

Thread prawns onto skewers.

6

Heat a bbq or grill pan over high heat. Cook skewers in batches for 2-3 minutes each side or until just cooked.

7

Coat each quarter of avocado in sesame seeds.

8

Place shallots, radish, ginger and baby herbs in a bowl and toss to combine.

9

Serve skewers with sesame avocado, radish salad and sesame dressing.

Serves 4.
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Ingredients

 1 ½ tbsp rice wine vinegar
 1 tsp sesame seeds
 12 medium green Australian prawns, peeled tails intact
 1 avocado, peeled and quartered
 ¼ cup oasted white sesame seeds
 3 green shallots, julienned
 4 small radishes, cleaned and thinly sliced
 100 g pickled ginger, drained
 1 cup baby coriander leaves or baby sorrel leaves
Yakatori Marinade
 2 tbsp light soy
 2 tbsp mirin
 3 tbsp brown sugar
 2 tbsp vegetable oil
 2 tsp sesame oil
 2 tsp finely grated ginger

Directions

To make marinade:
1

Place the soy, mirin, brown sugar, vegetable oil, sesame oil and ginger in a bowl and mix to combine.

2

Divide marinade in half.

To make Yakatori prawns:
3

Add prawns to one half and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

4

Add rice wine vinegar and sesame seeds to the remaining marinade to make sesame dressing and set aside.

5

Thread prawns onto skewers.

6

Heat a bbq or grill pan over high heat. Cook skewers in batches for 2-3 minutes each side or until just cooked.

7

Coat each quarter of avocado in sesame seeds.

8

Place shallots, radish, ginger and baby herbs in a bowl and toss to combine.

9

Serve skewers with sesame avocado, radish salad and sesame dressing.

Serves 4.
Yakatori prawns with sesame coated avocado, pickled ginger and sesame dressing