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gochujang marinated shrimp appetizer
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Korean Gochujang Prawn Skewers

This easy recipe for delicious spicy prawns takes less than 10 minutes and will be a surefire hit at your next party!
Course Appetizer, Tapas
Cuisine American, Asian, California Fusion, Korean
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 9 minutes
Servings 4 skewers
Calories 82kcal
Cost $5


  • Bowl
  • Pan
  • Wooden Skewers


  • 250 grams Prawns peeled, or your shrimp of choice
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce Korean preferred
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp Gochujang more or less to taste
  • 2 tsp Fish Sauce
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Sesame Seeds optional
  • Green onion chopped, optional


  • In a bowl mix together all the ingredients except for the prawns/shrimps.
  • Add the peeled prawns and give everything a good mix. Let sit for 2-3 minutes.
  • Thread three prawns per skewer
  • In a hot pan lay down the skewers and pour over a little of the marinade which should caramelize around the prawns nicely. Cook for 20-30 seconds per side, and then remove.
  • Plate and garnish with some sesame seeds and chopped green onion.


Sodium: 1225mg | Calcium: 96mg | Vitamin C: 4mg | Sugar: 2g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 96mg | Cholesterol: 158mg | Calories: 82kcal | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 1g | Protein: 14g | Carbohydrates: 4g | Iron: 2mg