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    Prawns With Chayote in Turmeric Sauce

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    25 mins

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    mary winecoff's Note:

    Chayote is similar to squash and can be found in many supermarkets now. This dish is spicy and wonderful over rice. Fresh turmeric can be found in Asian markets. This recipe is from Indonesia and the shrimp turns a beautiful color.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Peel the chayotes, remove the seeds and cut into strips.
    2. 2
      Grind the fresh red chillies, onion, ginger, sliced lemon grass and fresh turmeric to a paste in food processor. Add water to the paste mixture, with a squeeze of lemon juice and salt to taste.
    3. 3
      Pour into a pan. Bring to a boil and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add chayote and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in coconut milk.
    4. 4
      Stir in prawns and cook gently for 2-3 minutes. Serve over rice.

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    Nutritional Facts for Prawns With Chayote in Turmeric Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (384 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 480.0
     
    Calories from Fat 164
    34%
    Total Fat 18.2 g
    28%
    Saturated Fat 16.1 g
    80%
    Cholesterol 142.8 mg
    47%
    Sodium 685.0 mg
    28%
    Total Carbohydrate 63.0 g
    21%
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    7%
    Sugars 56.5 g
    226%
    Protein 17.7 g
    35%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    ginger

    lemongrass

    fresh turmeric

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