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Apricot Prawns

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  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon peanut oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Johannesburg Riesling
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 pound (16 to 20 count) prawns, peeled and deveined


  1. In a saucepan combine ginger, orange juice, peanut oil, sesame oil, rice vinegar, wine, soy sauce, apricot preserves and cilantro. Bring to a simmer.
  2. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes, until slightly thickened.
  3. Thread prawns on skewers and grill, basting frequently with the sauce, until their color has changed to bright red and white.
  4. Broil or grill fish using moderate heat for 5 to 6 minutes per side, basting with remaining marinade.

Source: John Sarich, Best of Taste