Stir Fried Prawns and Snow Peas

Stir Fried Prawns and Snow Peas


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Don't let the name fool you this stir fry doesn't just have prawns and snow peas, it also has crab flavoured seafood sticks, carrots and cashews.


Serves: 4 

  • 15 prawns, shelled, de-veined and diced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon cornflour
  • 400g snow peas
  • 1 carrot, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely diced garlic
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 5 crab flavoured seafood sticks, diced
  • 3 tablespoons chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons shaoxing wine
  • 1 tablespoon chilli oil
  • 1-2 tablespoons cornflour, mixed with 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/3 teaspoon sugar
  • 65g roasted cashews

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Season the prawns with salt, pepper, sesame oil and cornflour. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, blanch the snow peas and carrots in boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  3. Heat a large frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Stir fry the prawns until cooked through and no longer opaque; about 3-4 minutes. Set aside.
  4. Heat the same frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Saute the garlic until aromatic; 2-3 minutes. Add the onion and salt then cook until soft; 3-4 minutes.
  5. Stir in the prawns, crab flavoured seafood sticks, snow peas, carrot, chicken stock, shaoxing wine, chilli oil, cornflour slurry and sugar; mix well until the sauce thickens.
  6. Stir in the cashews and serve.


Shaoxing wine can be purchased in Chinese/Oriental speciality shops. If unavailable, substitute with sherry.

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