RECIPE: Pan Fried Chilli Prawns
FOR THE SAUCE
½ cup tomato ketchup
4 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp sugar
4 tsp cornflour
FOR THE PRAWNS
4 tbsp oil
2 level tbsp garlic purée
1 level tbsp ginger purée
6 medium red chillies, chopped
600g prawns, tail-on and cleaned
400ml boiling water
2 tbsp fresh lime juice
2 spring onions, chopped
A handful of coriander leaves, chopped
1 Mix all the ingredients for the sauce together in a bowl and leave aside.
2 Heat the oil for the prawns in a wok or large frying pan over a medium-high heat.
3 Toss in the garlic, ginger and chillies and stir-fry for about 30 seconds, until the chillies have darkened.
4 Add the prawns and continue frying for about 3-4 minutes.
5 Stir in the sauce, bring to a simmer and pour in the boiling water.
6 Add the lime juice, spring onions and coriander leaves.
7 Serve with rice or noodles.