King Prawns (Melicertus plebejus) Moreton Bay King Prawns in season truly are the King of the Bay, they represent great tasting premium product supreme in quality, ready for chef or barbecue.
Seasonality: November to June
Flavor : Premium taste Texture: Firm Oil content: Low Moisture: Pleasantly moist and succulent Harvested from: Moreton Bay Harvest Method: Bay trawling (otter trawl) Stock Status: Sustainably fished
Fishers and consumers get the best results when in harmony with the environment.
Prawn-trawl gear can only be successfully operated on smooth ground that is relatively soft, because the light fishing net is easily damaged if snagged on seabed obstacles, and prawns like to bury into the soft seabed when they are not active.
Recipe: Barbecued Moreton Bay King Tequila Prawns
Ingredients 1 Kg Moreton Bay Green (uncooked) Fresh King Prawns 150 ml tequila (optional) 1 bunch fresh coriander 1 tablespoon fresh oregano 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper 120 ml freshly squeezed lime juice 60 ml white vinegar 4 cloves fresh garlic 10 ml Japanese soy sauce 2 teaspoon salt
Method 1. Prepare the marinade by mixing the olive oil, tequila, coriander, lime juice, vinegar, garlic, pepper, oregano and salt and soy sauce in a food mixer, blend until smooth. 2. Peel and devein the Moreton Bay Kings, in a food container gently combine the marinade mixture with the prawns; marinate in the fridge for 2-6 hours. 3. Barbecue until cooked and serve to guests.
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