How to make Balsamic Grilled Prawns -

Prawns marinated in balsamic reduction and some spices and grilled.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Balsamic vinegar (बाल्स्मिक विनेगर/सिरका), Prawns (medium) (मध्यम आकार के प्रॉन्स)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Seafood

Balsamic Grilled Prawns

Balsamic Grilled Prawns Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Balsamic Grilled Prawns Recipe

  • Balsamic vinegar 1 cup

  • Prawns (medium) 6-8

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) ½ teaspoon

  • Sea salt a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard paste ¼ teaspoon

  • Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli flakes 2 teaspoons

  • Oil 3-4 tablespoon

  • Cherry tomatoes 6-8

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves 2-3


Step 1

Shell and devein prawns keeping the tails intact. Wash well.

Step 2

Reduce the balsamic vinegar in a non-stick pan for 8-10 minutes. Add castor sugar and sea salt. Mix well and simmer for 5-8 minutes or till it thickens.

Step 3

Take prawns in a bowl. Add salt, chopped garlic, mustard paste, ½ teaspoon black pepper powder, 2 teaspoons balsamic reduction, 1 teaspoon red chilli flakes, 1 tablespoon oil and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 10-15 minutes.

Step 4

Quarter cherry tomatoes and mix with torn lettuce leaves in a bowl.

Step 5

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick grill pan, place prawns on it and grill for 2-3 minutes on each side or till well done.

Step 6

Add salt, remaining pepper and chilli flakes and remaining oil to the lettuce-tomato mixture. Transfer onto a serving plate. Arrange the grilled prawns on it and drizzle with the balsamic reduction.

Step 7

Serve immediately.

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