Marinated Prawns

Spice up your picnic with these succulent marinated prawns. Prawns are low in calories and are a great base for flavour, so don’t skimp on the marinade! Pack in individual salad pots or on skewers – because you won’t want to share these!

Categories: Fish, Sides & Salads, Starters

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10 minutes + 2-3 hours marinating time Cooking time: 0 minutes



  • 400g cooked peeled prawns

For the marinade

  • 4 tbsp Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • ½ red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 tbsp freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Place all the ingredients for the marinade in a large bowl and mix well. Stir in the prawns, cover and leave to marinate in the fridge, for 2-3 hours or overnight
  2. For jar salads, layer up a jar with salad leaves, or grains, a selection of griddled vegetables of your choice and pile the prawns on top, drizzling with the marinade. Serve immediately
  3. For prawn skewers, thread the prawns onto wooden skewers

Cook with:

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil has a unique rich fruity flavour and complements the fresh ingredients in all your recipes making it a perfect healthy condiment. This oil is ideal for sauces, marinades, drizzling and dipping.

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