Stir Fried Prawns with Mushroom and Water Chestnuts

Stir Fried Prawns with Mushroom and Water Chestnuts


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The prawns, mushrooms, water chestnuts and snow peas are combined with a slightly garlicky and spicy sauce.


Serves: 4 

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 10 cloves garlic, diced
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 (250g) tin sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • 1 cup small white button mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 500g peeled and deveined prawns
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • 1 tablespoon water

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Heat oil in wok or large frypan until very hot. Cook and stir garlic and ginger in the hot oil until fragrant; about 30 seconds.
  2. Add the water chestnuts, snow peas, mushrooms, chilli flakes, salt, pepper and prawns to the wok. Cook stirring until prawns turns pink; 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Combine the chicken stock, rice vinegar, fish sauce and sherry in a small bowl. Pour into the prawns mixture then cook and stir briefly to combine.
  4. Combine the cornflour and water then stir into the wok. Stir until sauce has thickened; about 2 minutes.

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