The marinade can be stored for up to a year in the fridge. Give it a good shake from time to time.
500 g dried chillies
250 ml (1 c) olive oil
250 ml (1 c) sunflower oil
2 garlic cloves
250 ml (1 c) lemon juice 30 ml (2 T) salt lemon wedges to serve
1 Put the prawns in a glass bowl.
2 MARINADE Pulse all the ingredients except the lemon wedges for a few minutes in a food processor until well blended.
3 Pour over the prawns, mix to coat well then marinate for about 1 hour.
4 Braai over moderate coals until just cooked. Serve with lemon wedges.
VANI NAIDOO, DURBAN, KWAZULUNATAL
8-12 min Marinating
1 hour Cooking 10-15 min