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Quick BBQ Oregano Prawns

Type of Dish: Entree
Prep Time:
15 min
Marinating Time:
1 hour
Cooking Time:
15 min
Primary Ingredient:
Best Suited for: Christmas

Here’s the flavours of Greece captured in five minutes on an Aussie barbie. You’ll need a sharp knife to halve the prawns.

Goes Well With


  • 2 dozen
    Green King Prawns
    halved lengthways and cleaned, or just peeled if you like
  • 1
    heaped tbsp
    Dried Oregano Leaves
    crumbled 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Zest of Half a Lemon
    very finely grated
  • 1/2
    Sea Salt
  • 1/2
    Black Pepper
    freshly ground
  • 1
    to server


  • 1 Combine all ingredients except whole lemon and refrigerate, covered for one hour.
  • 2 Place flesh side down first on the very hot char grill on your barbecue and cook for a minute or two on each side until just done.
  • 3 Serve with lemon quarters.

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