Prosciutto Wrapped Prawns BBQ Recipe

Friend of Heat Beads® BBQ Briquettes & local BBQ enthusiast, Chris Girvan-Brown (The Urban Griller), shares his delicious Prosciutto Wrapped Prawns recipe.

Prosciutto Wrapped Prawns BBQ Recipe


  • fresh prawns
  • prosciutto
  • skewers

Thousand Island Dressing

  • 1/2 cup whole egg mayonnaise (or aioli)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste (or tomato sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce



Peel your prawns leaving the tail shell, skewer the prawns from the head end and wrap each tightly with a 1/2 slice of prosciutto.

Prepare your bbq with Heat Beads® BBQ Briquettes.

When ashed over and hot, sear the wrapped prawns for 2-3 minutes on each side or until they turn pink.

Serve with thousand island dressing.

Thousand Island Dressing

Mix these ingredients together in a bowl with a fork.

This is the basic thousand island dressing – don’t be afraid to adjust the measurements to suit your own taste.

Try it with other ingredients:

  • garlic, crushed
  • capers, crushed
  • gherkin, chopped
  • chilli, chopped
  • coriander, chopped
  • mint, chopped
  • smoked oysters, chopped
  • Add smoked trout flesh to make a dip

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