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    Prawns in Spiced Coconut Sauce

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    20 mins

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    Sonya01's Note:

    only 10.7g total fat. 2.1g saturated fat 400g skinless chicken fillet could be substituted.

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    1. 1
      Remove shells from prawns, leaving tails and heads intact. Remove waste veins and slits prawns down the underside form the head to the tail.
    2. 2
      Chop onion finely and fry in oil until soft. Add lemongrass, sliced chilies and ginger and saute for 2min, then add soy sauce with combined evaporated milk and coconut essence. Add tomatoes to the pan with a little water. Cook on low heat until tomato soft and sauce well flavoured.
    3. 3
      Add prawns and simmer for about 5 minutes until tender. Season with pepper.
    4. 4
      Serve with steamed rice and green salad.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 16, 2007


      super super dish. And what a great way to get all the flavor of a fat filled coconut dish without the fat. Loved it

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    Nutritional Facts for Prawns in Spiced Coconut Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (150 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 111.4
    Calories from Fat 64
    Total Fat 7.2 g
    Saturated Fat 1.0 g
    Cholesterol 22.6 mg
    Sodium 241.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 8.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
    Sugars 4.4 g
    Protein 4.0 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:


    fresh ginger

    reduced-fat evaporated milk

    coconut essence

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