Wood-grilled Red Prawns with Spicy Mango Couscous

Sweet and spicy couscous balanced with a bright mango salad and savory wood-grilled prawns.

Wood-grilled Red Prawns with Spicy Mango Couscous

Total TimeTotal Time: 35 min

ServingsServings: 10



3 ea Calabrian chilis

½ cup olive oil

¼ cup garlic, minced

½ tsp saffron

2 cups chicken stock

1 Tbsp salt

2 cups Couscous, dry

1 cup DOLE® IQF Dark Sweet Cherries, chopped

½ cup almonds, slivered

Wood-grilled Prawns

50 ea prawns, peeled, with head on

2 Tbsp salt

2 Tbsp pepper

2 tsp garlic powder

Mango Salad

2 ½ cups DOLE Chef-Ready Cuts Mango Cubes

½ cup red onion, diced

½ cup raisins

¼ cup parsley, chopped

¼ cup basil, chopped

2 Tbsp chives, finely sliced

2 Tbsp salt

1 Tbsp pepper



  1. Heat medium pot over medium heat. Add chilis, olive oil and minced garlic and cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Add saffron and cook for 1 minute. Add chicken stock and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low and add 1 Tbsp salt and Couscous. Cook until liquid is absorbed, and couscous is tender.
  4. Remove from heat and add in cherries and almonds. Let stand for 5 minutes covered.

Wood-grilled Prawns

  1. Season prawns with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Over high heat, wood grill cook the prawns for 2 minutes on each side.

Mango Salad

  1. Mix all mango salad ingredients together in a medium bowl. Place in fridge for service.

To Serve:

  1. Scoop ½ cup of couscous onto a plate, spread ¼ cup mango salad across center and top with 5 prawns.

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