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Recipe Request: Shanghai chilli prawns with stir-fried veg

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On February 7, 2019 By Rebecca Field

Prawn Recipe Request: Shanghai chilli prawns

Ingredients for the Shanghai chilli prawn recipe: serves 4

Ready in about 20 minutes

Low-calorie cooking spary

2 tsp finely grated fresh root ginger

2 tsp finely grated garlic

8 spring onions

700g raw jumbo prawns

4 tbsp tomato puree

100ml chicken or vegetable stock

2 whole dried chillies

1 tsp Chinese black vinegar or cider vinegar

a pinch of sweetener

sea salt and freshly ground black peper

spring onion and red chilli, thinly shredded, to garnish


For the stir-fried veg

400g choi sum or pak choi, roughly chopped

300g oyster mushrooms

1 tsp finely grated fresh root ginger

1 tsp finely grated garlic

4 tbs light soy sauce


Spray a wok or large frying pan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a high heat. Stirfry the ginger, garlic and spring onions for 10 – 20 seconds, add the prawns and cook for about 1 minute

Stir in the tomato puree, stock, dried chillies, vinegar and sweetener. Season and continue to stir-fry for another 5 – 6 minutes over a high heat until the prawns turn pink and are cooked. Cover and keep warm.

Spray a separate pan or wok with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a high heat. Add the shoi sum, mushrooms, ginger and garlic and stir fry for 2 – 3 minutes. STir in the soy sauce and 2 tbsp water, cook for 2 – 3 minutes, then remove from the heat.

To serve, garnish the prawns with shredded spring onions and red chilli and serve with the stir-fry veg


Other fish/seafood recipes include:

Baked salmon

Asian sticky salmon

One pan salmon


Recipe courtesy of Slimming World



BBC Good Food recipes – http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes

Cairngorms Food and Drink Trail – http://visitcairngorms.com/foodtrails

Taste our Best – http://www.visitscotland.com/about/food-drink/taste-our-best

Scotland Food and Drink network – http://www.scotlandfoodanddrink.org/

Taste of Scotland – http://www.taste-of-scotland.com/



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