Prawn skewers with zucchini noodles and avocado pesto

Prawn skewers with zucchini noodles and avocado pesto

A herby prawn dish with all the buttery richness of avocado.



Prep Time

25 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes


4 small zucchini

1/2 tsp salt

2 avocado, peeled and destoned

2 clove garlic, crushed

1 cup basil, leaves plus extra to serve

1 tbs lime juice

3 tbs olive oil

250g raw prawns, peeled and deveined

Cooking Method

Step 1

Using a spiral vegetable slicer, spiralise zucchini into long, thin strands. Place zucchini ‘noodles’ in a colander and toss with salt. Allow to drain 15 minutes.

Step 2

Meanwhile, combine the avocado, garlic, basil and lime juice in a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped. Add 1 tbs olive oil and process until smooth.

Step 3

Thread raw prawns on skewers. Coat with 1 tbs oil and grill for 3 to 4 minutes, turning once, until prawns cooked through.

Step 4

Heat 1 tbs olive oil in a large fry-pan. Add the zucchini noodles and gently heat for approximately 3 minutes.