Hot Chilli Prawns

"A quick flash-fry.. ideal for cooking in a hurry. Serve with plain or fried rice. Please note, you may add an additional teaspoon of corn flour if you find the sauce has not thickened up."
 
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Ready In:
30mins
Ingredients:
14
Serves:
2-3
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ingredients

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directions

  • Heat a wok over high heat, and add the oil.
  • Add in the chopped garlic, ginger and chillies, and stir fry for about 30 seconds, until the chillies have darkened (but careful not to let it burn).
  • Add the prawns and continue frying for about 4-5 minutes - until they turn pink.
  • Stir in the tomato ketchup, soy sauce, sugar and the cornflour mixture and bring to a simmer and pour in the boiling water.
  • Add in lime juice and give it all a good stir till the sauce has thickened.
  • Garnish with spring onion and chopped coriander and serve straightaway.

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Reviews

  1. AmandaInOz
    This made an excellent, quick lunch for four people with some steamed white rice. I used Rice Bran Oil for stir-frying and butterflied the prawns before cooking. Otherwise, I kept everything exactly as stated. The lime juice really lifts the flavour. Yum! Thanks A&A!
     
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