Garlic, ginger and chilli prawns Recipe

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serves:

2

Skill:

easy

Spice:

Mild

5-a-day:

1

Total Time:

00:15

Prep:

00:10

Cooking:

00:05

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 196 kCal 10%
Fat 4g 6%
  -  Saturates 0.5g 3%

At just 196 calories and 4g of fat per serving, this tasty stir-fry dish is perfect if you are watching what you eat. Just double the ingredients to feed a family of 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp rapeseed oil or sesame oil
  • 1 large clove garlic, peeled and chopped
  • ½-1 green chilli, deseeded and finely sliced
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 400g (14oz) raw king prawns
  • 100g (3½oz) sugar-snap peas (see tip, right)
  • To serve:
  • Brown rice (we used a 250g pack of M&S wholegrain rice, microwaved according to pack instructions)
  • Lime wedges
  • Coriander, to garnish, optional

Method

  • Heat the oil in a frying pan with the garlic, chilli and ginger, and fry for a minute over a medium heat.

  • Add the prawns; leave them to go pink on one side, then flip them and cook until pink all over. Add the blanched sugarsnap peas and heat through.

  • Serve with rice, drizzled with the oil from the pan, and lime wedges. Garnish with coriander, if you like.

More Recipe Ideas

Top Tip

Blanch the sugar-snap peas for 2 mins in boiling water, then drain and refresh them in cold water to keep the bright green colour