Melon and Prawn Kebabs Recipe
Melon and Prawn Kebabs
Total time: 1hr to 2hr

Preparation time: 45 minutes
Marinating time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 4 - 5 minutes

Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note

Serve the kebabs with scented rice (Basmati, Thai, etc.)

For 4 servings

- 1 - 800 g (1 3/4 lb.) melon
- 24 fresh or frozen prawns
- 8 limes
- 2 cloves of garlic
- a small piece of fresh ginger
- 2 bird's eye chilies
- 50 g (2 oz.) granulated sugar
- 50 g (2 oz.) brown sugar
- 2 tsp. olive oil
- salt and pepper
  1. Prepare the marinade. Squeeze the juice of 5 limes into a deep dish.
  2. Add the crushed garlic, grated ginger, one minced chili, granulated sugar, salt, pepper and oil. Combine well.
  3. Peel the prawns, leaving the tails on.
  4. Place the prawns in the marinade and marinate for 30 minutes, turning occasionally.
  5. Meanwhile, peel the melon and remove the seeds and strings, then cut into cubes.
  6. Place the melon in a bowl and toss with the juice of the remaining limes. Add the second minced chili and combine. Set aside.
  7. Just before cooking, spread the brown sugar on a plate.
  8. Alternate marinated prawns and melon cubes lightly rolled in brown sugar onto wooden skewers.
  9. Cook for 4-5 minutes over hot coals, turning several times. Do not let them brown or caramelize. Serve very hot.
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