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Malabar prawns served on a plate

Malabar prawns

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Make one of Kerala’s staple dishes – malabar prawns, a speciality of the South Indian coast. They're quick and easy to prepare and full of distinct flavours

  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal171
fat8g
saturates4g
carbs4g
sugars3g
fibre3g
protein19g
salt0.8g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Rinse the prawns in cold water and pat dry. Toss them with the turmeric, chilli powder, lemon juice and grated ginger and set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Heat the oil in a pan and add the curry leaves, chilli, sliced ginger and onion. Cook until translucent, about 10 mins, then add the black pepper. 

  • STEP 3

    Toss the prawns in with any marinade, and stir-fry until cooked, about 2 mins. Season if required and add a squeeze of lemon juice. Serve sprinkled with the coconut and coriander leaves.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2019

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