Thai-Style Prawn (Shrimp) Stir-Fry

Recipe by ImPat
READY IN: 35mins


  • 1 12
    teaspoons olive oil
  • 1
    kg prawns (green or raw peeled deveined tails intact)
  • 2
    lemongrass (stalks white part only finely chopped)
  • 1
    chili (small red thinly sliced)
  • 2
    garlic cloves (thinly sliced)
  • 4
    cm ginger (fresh peeled finely grated)
  • 1
    brown onion (large cut into wedges)
  • 120
    g baby corn (packet halved lengthways)
  • 1
    bunch Broccolini (cut into 4cm pieces or 200 grams broccoli cut into florets)
  • 1
    red capsicum (large chopped)
  • 250
    g green beans (trimmed halved diagonally)
  • 2
    carrots (large halved lengthways thinly sliced diagonally)
  • 2
    tablespoons water
  • 1
    bunch basil (leaved picked)
  • 1 12
  • lime wedge (to serve)


  • Heat 1 teaspoon of the oil in a large wok on high until the wok is hot and add the prawns and stir fry for 1 minute and then add the lemongrass, chilli, garlic and ginger and stir fry for 2 minutes or until the prawns just change colour and remove from the wok and set aside.
  • Heat remaining oil in the wok on medium high and add the onion, corn, broccolini, capsicum, green beans and carrot and then add the water and cook covered toss twice for 2 minutes or until the vegetables are just tender.
  • Return prawn mixture to the wok and toss to combine and heat through, remove wok from the heat and toss in the basil leaves and bean sprouts.
  • Divide mixture between shallow bowls to serve and accompany with the lime wedges.