Prawn and Corn Stew

Prawn and Corn Stew


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This is a Creole style of stew with prawns, lime, capsicums, corn and okra. Add more chilli if you like.


Serves: 4 

  • 500g fresh prawns - peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 60g butter
  • 2 green capsicums, seeded and chopped
  • 6 shallots, minced
  • 175g frozen corn
  • 125g okra, chopped
  • 3 tomatoes - blanched, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon tomato purée
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 green chilli, left whole

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Place prawns in mixing bowl and squeeze lime juice on top; toss to coat prawns evenly.
  2. Heat butter in a large pot and sauté the capsicum with shallots for 2 to 3 minutes. Mix in corn, okra, tomatoes, tomato purée, thyme, bay leaf and chilli. Season with salt and pepper and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the prawns, return to a boil and simmer for another 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf and chilli before serving.

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