Stir Fried King Prawns and Vegetables

Stir Fried King Prawns and Vegetables


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On rush days I make this easy stir fry dish with frozen king prawns, they are cooked with celery and capsicums then served with roasted walnuts.


Serves: 4 

  • 12 frozen cooked king prawns, thawed
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 tablespoons chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 5 sticks celery, diced
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced garlic
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 green capsicum, diced
  • 55g roasted walnuts

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:15min marinating  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Season prawns with salt and pepper. Let sit for 15 minutes. Then mix with chicken stock, water, cornflour, sesame oil and sugar. Set aside.
  2. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Cook the carrots for 3-4 minutes then add the celery for another 2 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  3. Heat a large frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Fry the prawns until fragrant; 1-2 minutes. Set aside.
  4. Heat the same frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Saute the garlic and onions with salt until soft; 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add the capsicum then cook for 1-2 minutes. Stir in the carrots and prawns.
  6. Quickly mix then turn the heat off and scatter over walnuts before serving.

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