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Thai coconut-chilli prawns

The strident summery flavours of this quick and easy recipe make it an absolute winner for a barbecue or party.

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Ingredients

  • 4cm/1½in piece fresh galangal, peeled, chopped
  • 2.5cm/1in piece fresh ginger, peeled, chopped
  • 2 stalks lemongrass, outer leaves removed, inner core chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 red chilli, stalk removed
  • 2 limes, zest and juice
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • small bunch fresh coriander, roots and leaves chopped separately
  • 1 x 100g/3½oz block dried coconut
  • 24 large prawns, peeled, heads removed
  • ½ fresh coconut, flesh only
  • ½ lime, cut into wedges, to serve