Thai Prawn Stir-Fry

Light and healthy prawns with all your favourite Thai flavours.

  • Preparation Time20 mins
  • Cooking Time10 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
1 1/2 tbsp torn fresh mint leaves
75g torn fresh basil leaves
200g cherry tomatoes, halved
1 jalapeno chilli, thinly sliced into rounds
1 medium yellow pepper, seeded, cut in 2.5cm dice
1/2 medium red onion, cut in 2.5cm dice
450g large prawns, peeled and deveined
1/2 to 1 tsp red chilli flakes
1 tbsp grated, peeled, fresh ginger
3 cloves garlic, chopped
3 tbsp groundnut oil
1 1/2 tbsp light brown sugar
2 tsp Southeast Asian fish sauce
1 tbsp water
Serving suggestion: Jasmine rice

1) In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, water, fish sauce, and sugar; set aside.

2) Heat the oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, ginger, and chilli flakes, and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

3) Add the prawns and stir-fry until pink but still translucent in the middle, about 2 minutes. Transfer the prawns to a medium bowl with a slotted spoon. Add the onion, pepper, and chilli to the skillet, and stir-fry until lightly browned, about 2 minutes.

4) Return the prawns to the pan along with the soy sauce mixture. Bring to a boil, and stir-fry until the sauce glazes the prawns, about 1 minute more. Add the tomatoes and stir until coated with sauce, about 15 seconds. Remove pan from the heat, stir in the basil, mint, and lime juice. Transfer to a serving dish, serve immediately.

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