BBQ prawn skewers

  • 4 persons
  • cooking time: 25
  • difficulty


  • 1 fresh pineapple
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, cut in thin rings
  • 3 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 cm fresh root ginger, peeled and grated
  • 100 ml white wine vinegar
  • 100 ml water
  • 12 prawns
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 lime
  • 5 sprigs of coriander
  • 1/2 spring onion
  • salt
  • skewers

How to prepare

These BBQ Prawn skewers with a spicy pineapple chutney are easy to make and everything you need on a nice and sunny day! (Image: © David Loftus)



  • 1 Peel the pineapple and cut into 1 centimeter chunks
  • 2 In a large saucepan, softly fry the onion and chilli until softened and add the pineapple.
  • 3 Add the sugar, the grated ginger, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, vinegar and water and bring to a boil. Slowly cook for 20 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, mix the shrimps with the vegetable oil in a bowl and season with salt. Thread 3 prawns on each skewer and grill on a barbecue for 2-3 minutes on each side.
  • 5 Meanwhile, mash the pineapple mixture until you have a rough chutney. Add the chutney to a small bowl and finish with the zest of 1/4 lime, coriander and spring onion
  • 6 Grate the zest of the remaining lime over the prawns and take them off the barbecue. Serve the prawns with the pineapple chutney and finish with lime wedges.