Portuguese Grilled Prawns / Gambas Mozambique Recipe
On our various trips the Portugal we are always in search for the best seafood the country offers. The same goes for our trips into Newark, New Jersey! One of our favorite dishes is spicy and smoky Portuguese grilled prawns, aka Gambas Mozambique. The dish is prepared by marinating the shrimp in a spicy sauce, which ensures each bite has a little spice, followed by spending a few minutes on the frill. The result is an incredibly tasty barbecue seafood dish. Our recipe brings all of that delicious flavor right into your home.
Portuguese Grilled Prawns / Gambas Mozambique
Portuguese Grilled Prawns aka Gambas Mozambique are a smoky, slightly spicy grilled jumbo shrimp that are incredibly flavorful. The spicy marinade creates a depth of flavor that you will enjoy in each bite. You can multiply this recipe based on the number of people that will be eating the shrimp. For every 8 shrimp you should double the marinade, but the prep and cook time will remain the same.
Put all ingredients EXCEPT for the shrimp/prawns in a blender and blend
Put blend in a large ziplock bag along with the shrimp and let sit in the fridge for 30 minutes to an hour
Heat grill to 400 degrees
Reduce flame to medium and cook 4 minutes on each side