20 fresh uncooked medium prawns
10 slices pepper bacon, halved
1 head garlic
several lemons and limes
1 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
Peel and devein prawns, and place in a bowl. Peel and crush all the cloves
of garlic in the head. Place garlic and red pepper flakes on top of shrimp.
Squeeze enough lemon and lime juice over all to cover prawns. Marinate in
refrigerator for 3 to 6 hours. You can start this in the morning and let it
go all day.
After marinating, drain the prawns (if grilling outdoors, save the marinade
and baste with it). Cut the bacon strips in half. Wrap the bacon pieces
around the shrimp and secure with a toothpick.
Either grill over mesquite, basting with the reserved marinade (the favored
method) or broil in the oven.
You may pre-grill these and refrigerate, then warm in the broiler prior to