Sweet n Sour Prawns Recipe

Sweet n Sour Prawns

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  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 250gms prawns, peeled and cleaned and de-veined
  • Half a cup of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 big garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 large spring onions, chopped
  • Half a teaspoon of coriander powder (per 250gms)
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger paste (or better yet, grab a medium-ish ginger and slice it finely into ultra-thin strips)
  • 2 teaspoons of rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of dark soy
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • Half a teaspoon of freshly ground pepper (if you like it hot, use more)
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander leaves to garnish with

How to make Sweet n Sour Prawns

  • Heat oil in a wok (yes, please invest in a good wok…its a kitchen essential)
  • Saute the onions, garlic and ginger till they soften and start browning.
  • Add the cherry tomatoes and cook on medium heat till soft.
  • Pat dry the prawns with a clean piece of cloth and add them to the wok. Toss with the onions and tomatoes.
  • Mix the vinegar, soy, coriander powder and honey in a small bowl. Add to the wok. Toss well again.
  • Reduce the heat to low and cook for about 4-5 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve hot along with steamed rice, topped with fresh cilantro leaves.

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