Prawn Po' Boy

Total Time:
25 min
15 min
10 min


  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter, melted
  • 4 large prawns or 8 large shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails removed
  • 1 tablespoon seafood seasoning, such as Old Bay
  • Oil, for oiling the grill grates
  • 8 slider buns, split
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • One 8-ounce can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced
  • Salt
  • Prepare a grill for medium-high heat.

  • Brush some butter over the prawns and sprinkle with the seafood seasoning. Lightly oil the grill grates, then grill the prawns just until they turn opaque, being careful not to overcook.

  • Brush the buns with some butter. Grill until marked, about 2 minutes.

  • In a small bowl, stir together the cayenne and 1/4 cup of the mayonnaise. Spread on the buns.

  • In a large bowl, whisk together the pineapple, sugar, vinegar and the remaining 3/4 cup mayonnaise. Add the cabbage and jalapeno, and toss to coat. Add salt to taste.

  • Divide the slaw among the slider buns and then distribute the prawns among the buns. Serve.

Contestant/Competition Recipe: This recipe was created by a contestant during a cooking competition. The Food Network Kitchen have not tested it for home use and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.

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