Returns Monday 12 February on TVNZ 2

My Kitchen Rules Australia

Returns Monday 12 February on TVNZ 2

Della and Tully - Barbecued Prawns

with Kale and Avocado Mousse

Prep time: 30 mins (+ 30 mins marinating)    Cook time: 10 mins    Serves: 4


16 large prawns, butterflied, deveined

8 kale leaves, stems removed

1 lemon, zested, juiced

Lemon wedges and sliced red chilli, to serveMarinade

1 garlic bulb, cloves peeled

4 long red chillies, chopped

250ml extra virgin olive oil

Salt and pepper, to season

1 bunch flat-leaf parsley, leaves choppedAvocado Mousse

2 large firm ripe avocados

200ml buttermilk

1/2 lemon, juiced


  1. To make marinade, process garlic and chilli in a food processor until finely chopped. Add oil and process to combine. Season. Remove and set aside half the mixture. Add parsley to remaining mixture and process to combine.
  2. Place prawns in a large bowl and add marinade. Toss to coat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, to make avocado mousse, blend avocado until smooth. Add buttermilk and lemon juice. Blend to combine. Season and refrigerate until required.
  4. Place kale in a bowl with reserved garlic and chilli mixture. Toss to coat.
  5. Cook kale and prawns on a preheated barbecue grill plate, turning once, until kale is lightly charred and prawns are just cooked. Drizzle prawns with lemon zest and juice.
  6. Divide kale leaves among serving plates and top with prawns and chilli. Serve with avocado mousse and lemon wedges to the side.