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Basil prawns with avocado mash

By on October 20, 2014 in Recipes, Seafood Recipes with 0 Comments

Basil Prawns with Avocado MashSeafood is a very healthy food type to eat regularly. This basil prawns with avocado mash is a fantastic recipe made with prawns, which is very quick and easy to make.  As well as being so tasty and healthy it is not funny.

Recipes like this scream summertime and barbecues.  The basil prawns with avocado mash is a classic barbecue favourite.  Which is perfect for a sit-down dinner, or lunch,

You can spice up the Avocado mash further by adding a dash of Tobasco or spicy tomato relish.  Trust us, try it, it will work for you.

Basil prawns with avocado mash recipe

Main ingredients

1kg medium uncooked prawns
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh basil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon finely grated lime rind
2 tablespoons peanut oil

Avocado mash ingredients

2 medium avocados (500g)
with 2 tablespoons lime juice
2 medium tomatoes (380g), seeded, chopped finely
1 small red onion (100g), chopped finely
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil
1 red Thai chilli, seeded, chopped finely


Shell and de-vein prawns, leaving tails intact. Combine prawns in a large bowl with remaining ingredients, cover; refrigerate at least 20 minutes or until required. Cook prawns on a heated oiled barbeque, uncovered until browned and changed in colour. Serve prawns with avocado mash.

Avocado Mash

Mash flesh of one avocado in a medium bowl until almost smooth. Chop the flesh of remaining avocado roughly; add to mashed avocado with remaining ingredients, mix well.

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