Tiger Prawn Stir Fry

Serves 4
500g Raw Tiger Prawns
2 Red Peppers
5 Spring Onions
A Broccoli Crown
2cms piece of Ginger
4 Garlic Cloves
1 Red Chilli (add to your preference)
Ground Nut Oil
Light & Dark Soy Sauce
Toasted Sesame Seed Oil
Rice Wine Vinegar
Chinese Cooking Wine Shaohsing Style

1)Prepare by chopping the broccoli into florets, slice the red peppers, and chop the ginger, garlic and chilli.
2) Heat a work at a medium high and add the ground nut oil. Wait for it to smoke, then add the chopped garlic cloves, ginger and chilli. Leave on the heat for 1 minute.
3) Follow that quickly with the broccoli florets and sliced red pepper. At this point add 1 tablespoon of sesame seed oil, 2 tablespoon's of dark soy sauce, 3 tablespoon's of light soy sauce. Leave to cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4) Meanwhile chop the spring onions and add the prawns to the wok. Add the rice wine vinegar and the Chinese cooking wine. Cook for 5 minutes.
5) In a small bowl add 2 tsp of cornflour and 4tsp of cold water and mix well, until it turn into a smooth runny paste. Add this to the wok and stir well, in no time the sauce will thicken and coat everything. Leave to cook for another 3/4 minutes.
6) Add the chopped spring onions to the wok but leave a handful for garnishing. Serve with Jasmine Rice.

15 comments: said...

They are so beautiful!
Was this your picture taken by you? It's amazing. Just as the recipe btw.

Emma said...

This looks delicious I must say :)

Anonymous said...

i have tried your recipe. its fantastically easy and tastes devine.

What'sGoodForDinner! said...


Yin said...

Tiger prawns, one of my fav seafood. So versatile and very easy to cook, either on it own or stir fry with veggie.
Thanks for your add in Foodbuzz.

the constant hunger said...

This looks wonderful. And so simple to pull off. Lovely photo.

Belinda @zomppa said...

Oh, not fair to put this up without sharing!!

Anonymous said...

A bowl full of wonderful :)

Wendy Irene (Give Love Create Happiness) said...

I LOVE prawns and I have never tried Chinese Cooking Wine before. Thanks for the inspiration!

Claire Gallam said...

I have never made anything with prawns...they kind of make me nervous. but I'll try with this recipe!

Angela FRS said...

So anything with Tiger prawns, and this is such a lovely dish. I am following!

Amy Bakes Everything said...

Woo Hoo! That is one gorgeous dish!

Claudia said...

Totally scrumptious - I love all the different flavors. (and a little chili pepper for heat). With meals like these tempting me, I wish I still lived near an ocean!

Anonymous said...

Congrats on your top 9!! Am going to cook your Minestrone with my homegrown cabbage that some little creatures have nearly destroyed on my terrace!!

Stephanie said...

Wonderful! I could use a helping of that about now!