|1||small shallot, diced|
|3 cloves||garlic, crushed|
|3cm piece||root ginger, grated|
|2 tsp||five-spice powder|
|3 Tbsp each:||fish sauce, soy sauce|
|1 Tbsp each:||sugar, canola oil|
|32||large prawns, shelled|
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- Combine all the ingredients — except the prawns — in a bowl. Whisk well to combine.
- Add the prawns mixing well to coat evenly. Cover and marinate in the fridge for at least 1 hour.
- Thread medium-sized wooden skewers with four prawns each. Either grill or cook in a ridged frying pan for 2 minutes each side or until cooked.
- Great served on a bed of crisp lettuce, sliced cucumber, Vietnamese mint leaves and fresh pineapple cubes.