Sweet chilli prawn stir-fry

Sweet chilli prawn stir-fry

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(14 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 2
This easy to prepare stir-fry makes a great midweek meal

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal386
  • fat12g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs41g
  • sugars39g
  • fibre6g
  • protein32g
  • salt2.22g
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Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 head broccoli, cut into small florets
    Broccoli

    Broccoli

    brok-o-lee

    Like cabbage and cauliflower, broccoli is a brassica and is sometimes known by its Italian name…

  • half a 250g pack baby sweetcorn, halved lengthways
    Sweetcorn

    Sweetcorn

    sw-eet corn

    Also known as corn on the cob, sweetcorn is composed of rows of tightly packed golden yellow…

  • 2 tbsp Thai red curry paste (we used Bart's)
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • splash Thai fish sauce or low-salt soy sauce
  • 200g cooked fozen prawn, defrosted
    Prawn

    Prawn

    praw-n

    There are thousands of different species of prawn, but tiger, king and North Atlantic are the…

Method

  1. Tip the sugar into a wok, add a splash of water and let it dissolve over a low heat. Once dissolved, turn up the heat until it bubbles, then pour into a heatproof bowl.

  2. Heat the oil in the wok, then stir-fry the broccoli and sweetcorn for 3 mins until they start to blister. Stir the curry paste into the caramel, then pour into the wok. Add the pepper and continue to cook for 2 mins. Splash in the fish sauce or soy, add the prawns and fry again to heat through. Serve immediately with rice or noodles.

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Comments, questions and tips

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krissyb
14th Apr, 2008
5.05
Really good! Great as an easy mid week meal too. I added some cabbage and a birds eye chilli which tasted great!
katyrouth
11th Apr, 2008
5.05
Tried this using raw tiger prawns too - added at the same time as the pepper - which was just as good!
tracyann
4th Apr, 2008
5.05
This was excellent. The flavour was beautifully sweet and spicy. Although it was spicy the children still loved it and has made it to the family favourites cookbook.

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