Achiote prawns with nasturtium pesto
Grilled prawns spiced with achiote. Perfect on their own or served with this vibrant nasturtium pesto.
Servings
4people
Servings
4people
Ingredients
Prawns
Nasturtium pesto
Instructions
Prawns
  1. Prepare the prawns by slicing down the back of each one, deep enough to remove the vein.
  2. Place the pineapple, achiote, oil and chilli into a blender or processor and blitz until puréed. Pour the marinade over the deveined prawns, gently mix and refrigerate no more than 2 hours.
  3. To cook the prawns, heat a bbq or char grill and cook on both sides for a couple of minutes. Serve immediately with nasturtium pesto, wedges of fresh lime and nasturtium leaves and flowers.
Pesto
  1. Wash and rinse the nasturtium well. Place all ingredients into the bowl of a food processor. Blitz until smooth. Check for seasoning.
  2. Done!