Grilled Polenta with Prawns & Pancetta

  • Grilled Polenta with Prawns & Pancetta

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  • 1 x quantity cooked polenta
  • 12 x medium green prawns, peeled, deveined, tails intact
  • 12 x slices pancetta
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbls balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tspn chopped rosemary
  • 4 cups salad greens


Spread polenta into a 20cm square cake pan. Smooth surface. Cool. Chill for 15 mins.

Preheat oven to 220C or 200C fan. Lightly grease a baking tray.

Invert set polenta onto a board and cut into 12 rectangles. Spray a chargrill with cooking oil and heat on high. Cook polenta for 3 mins each side, until golden. Top each piece of polenta with a prawn, then wrap with a slice of pancetta. Place on tray. Bake for 4-5 mins, until prawns are cooked and pancetta is crisp.

Combine oil, vinegar, garlic and rosemary and mix well. Season. Add salad and toss.

Serve with polenta, prawn and pancetta .

In each serve 1620 kilojoules, 16g protein, 17g total fat (3g sat fat), 40g carbohydrate (1g sugar), 2g fibre, 1152mg sodium.

TIP: These polenta parcels will keep in the fridge for 12 hours. Stand at room
temperature for 10 minutes, then serve.

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  • Buonissimo!!


    by Sandra Ruffin on 03/02/2013, 08:37
    Sandra Ruffin
    • Grazie Sandra, happy you like it!!!! :)


      by Luca Ciano on 05/02/2013, 16:16
      Luca Ciano