Chimichurri Prawn Skewers
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Chimichurri Prawn Skewers

Chimichurri Prawn Skewers

with Chips and Lime Slaw Salad

These Chimichurri Prawn Skewers are bursting full of flavours and make the perfect dinner night option from HelloFresh. Cook up a fresh start! SOURCE OF PROTEIN - Protein contributes to the maintenance of muscle mass.

Under 650 calories

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time45 minutes
Cooking time35 minutes


serving amount

4 unit(s)

Bamboo Skewers

450 grams


1 unit(s)

Red Onion

1 unit(s)

Garlic Clove

1 unit(s)


150 grams

King Prawns

(Contains Crustaceans)

1 bunch(es)

Flat Leaf Parsley

½ unit(s)

Red Chilli

32 grams


(Contains Egg, Mustard)

120 grams

Coleslaw Mix

50 grams

Baby Leaf Mix

Not included in your delivery

1 tbsp

Olive Oil for the Chimichurri

½ tsp

Sugar for the Dressing

1 tbsp

Olive Oil for the Dressing

1 tbsp



Nutritional information

Energy (kJ)1776 kJ
Energy (kcal)424 kcal
Fat13.3 g
of which saturates1.8 g
Carbohydrate64.3 g
of which sugars18.2 g
Protein16 g
Salt1.4 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.


Baking Tray
Garlic Press
Medium Bowl
Aluminum Foil


Get Prepped

Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7. Soak your bamboo skewers in water (to prevent them from burning).

Chop the potatoes lengthways into 1cm slices, then chop into 1cm wide chips (no need to peel).

Pop the chips onto a large baking tray. Drizzle with oil, season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat. Spread out in a single layer. TIP: Use two baking trays if necessary. 

When the oven is hot, bake on the top shelf until golden, 25-30 mins. Turn halfway through.

Make your Skewers

Meanwhile, quarter and peel the red onion, then separate the layers. Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press). Zest and halve the lime.

Drain the prawns, then add them to a medium bowl along with the onion. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Add half the lime zest and half the garlic, then mix until well coated.

Thread the prawns and onion alternately onto the skewers (2 per person), then pop them on a large baking tray lined with foil.

Bake on the middle shelf of your oven for 12-15 mins. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw prawns. They're cooked when pink on the outside and opaque in the middle.

Chimichurri Time

While everything's in the oven, make the chimichurri.

Roughly chop the parsley (stalks and all). Halve the red chilli lengthways, deseed, then finely chop (see ingredients for amount).

Add the parsley and chilli (add less if you'd prefer things milder) to another medium bowl with a squeeze of lime juice, remaining garlic, remaining lime zest, and the olive oil for the chimichurri (see pantry for amount). 

Season with salt and pepper and mix well. Set aside for later.

Mix the Slaw

In a medium bowl, combine the mayo, a good squeeze of lime juice, the sugar and olive oil for the dressing (see pantry for both amounts).

Season with salt and pepper and stir in the coleslaw mix. Set aside for now.

Finishing Touches

Once the prawns are cooked, remove from the oven and drizzle over the honey (see pantry for amount).

Just before you're ready to serve, add the baby leaves to the lime slaw and toss together.

Serve Up

Share the prawn skewers between your serving plates. Drizzle over the chimichurri.

Serve with the chips and salad alongside.


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