Portuguese Seafood Skewers Recipe

Portuguese Seafood Skewers


  • 1/2 cup (125mL)
    olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (60mL)
    white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp
    whole red chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp
    garlic puree
  • 1 tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 12
    green king prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 12 (1kg)
    baby octopus
  • 12
    scallops, deveined
  • 2
    tuna steaks, each cut into 6 cubes
  • 1/3 cup (15g)
    mint, chopped
  • spray oil for cooking
  • 12
    bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 10 minutes
  • 1/4 cup (10g)
    chopped coriander

How to Cook

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  1. In a large bowl add oil, vinegar, chillies, garlic, sugar, salt, oregano and paprika mix thoroughly to combine. Add prawns, octopus, scallops, tuna and mint mix well, marinate for 10 minutes.

  2. Preheat barbecue plate or griddle pan on medium high. Evenly divide seafood between skewers. Spray barbecue with oil; cook skewers for 5 minutes each side, basting with remaining marinade.

  3. Garnish skewers with coriander.



Average Qty Per Serve Qty Per 100g
Energy 2496.9kj 506.4kj
Weight 492.9g 100g
Protein TOTAL 66.9g 13.5g
Fat TOTAL 32.9g 6.6g
- Saturated Fats 5.3g 1.0g
Carbohydrates TOTAL 6.5g 1.3g
- Sugars 5.2g 1.0g
Sodium 1957.3mg 397.0mg
Dietary Fibre 2.3g 0.4g
Calcium 276.0mg 56.0mg