Grilled Spot Prawns with Crispy Shaved Vegetables
Pacific Coast spot prawns, named for the distinctive white spots on their reddish-brown shells, have an unbelievably sweet, delicate flavor and firm, meaty texture. Since they can be hard to find, you can substitute almost any kind of jumbo head-on shrimp. You can even use big, fresh sardines (Japanese iwashi are the best); just debone them and grill them quickly over high heat.
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