Thai prawn fried rice

Thai prawn fried rice

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

This delicious Asian supper is faster, healthier and cheaper than a takeaway - ready in a super-quick 20 minutes

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
401
protein
27g
carbs
61g
fat
7g
saturates
2g
fibre
1g
sugar
1g
salt
2.39g

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1-2 tbsp red Thai curry paste
  • 800g leftover cooked rice (275g uncooked)
  • 300g frozen peeled prawns, defrosted
  • 175g frozen sliced green beans, defrosted
  • juice 1 lime, plus extra wedges to serve
  • 1 tbsp Thai fish sauce, plus extra to serve
  • shredded cucumber, sliced red chilli and coriander leaves, to garnish (optional)

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Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large wok or frying pan on a medium heat. Pour in the egg, tilt the pan so it forms a thin omelette and cook for about 1 min until set. Tip out onto a chopping board, roll up, then slice into ribbons. Set aside.
  2. Heat the curry paste with 1 tbsp water until hot, then tip in the rice, stir to break up and toss to coat.
  3. Add the prawns and beans, and heat through. Add the lime juice and fish sauce, then stir though the egg strips. Serve the fried rice in bowls with extra lime wedges and fish sauce. Scatter with some sliced cucumber, chilli and coriander leaves, if you like.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2011

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cshobbs's picture
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Very quick, very easy and very tasty!
I used frozen peas rather than beans.

asimoo1's picture

Really nice meal. First attempt at cooking by a novice and was easy as pie (never made pie). Added a bit more chilli which gave it a nice kick! Recommend!

cherylfisher's picture

YUM! quick and delicious!

lelbows's picture
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Absolutely delicious, easy and cheap to make. I have cooked this dish countless times and is now my flatmate's favourite meal of choice when it's my turn to cook!

lorsydors's picture
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This was a great dish, easy to make but with huge flavour

clairegracem's picture
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This was nice, simple to make and tasted good. Was also nice to eat cold the next day.

lexy231282's picture
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Made this to go with a thai red curry, was perfect.
Really delicious. Would be great on it's own too, will be making again for sure!

wemwom's picture
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Deliciousness! I used a mix of mange tout and green beans, chopped up a little chilli to give it a kick, and used brown rice instead. Excellent little tummy filler.

raven's picture
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This is quick and simple, especially if you have leftover rice to use up but nothing special. The children liked it but neither said it was a make again.

abbi_v's picture
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Not sure if I did something wrong on this recipe but I found it bland and very dry. Won't make again.

cldaniels's picture

Even my fish sauce hating partner loved this. Really quick and simple.

emma_danielle's picture
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This was really nice and quick and easy! Used onion and red pepper instead of the green beans and cucumber.

thecherub's picture
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This was good but not amazing. I think the prawn laksa on this site is far better and uses similar ingredients. I used peas instead of beans but otherwise stuck to the recipe. Might do again but in no mad rush to do so.

chanelu's picture
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It's a good recipe, quick and simple - really depends on the quality of the curry paste used though! I recommend going the extra length of getting something authentic Thai as opposed to supermarket versions.

jemjowhite's picture
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Super quick and super tasty- I used chilli and coriander prawns and tilda coconut and chilli rice which only added to the pleasure. Will definitely make this one again soon.

becstick's picture
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This was fantastic and oh so simple to make (I replaced the beans with frozen peas and didn't bother to defrost them), thumbs up!

mrsdrummond's picture
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yummy but very filling. good if you need to carb up!

corasingapore's picture
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Nice. More pop star than rock star but it's ok. Also popped in a few super snaps, baby corn, beansprouts, enoki mushrooms, coriander and used brown rice. Tasty and will probably make again.

tamz_m's picture
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This dish tasted great, and the fact it was healthy was a bonus. I cooked the chilli with it rather than adding it after and this gave it a nice kick, but it wasn't too spicy.

Frantic Flapjack's picture
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This was really quick to make and tasted lovely. I used peas instead of green beans. Tasted great with some chilli sauce.
Very generous portions too.

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