Stir Fried Prawns and Asparagus

    20 min

    A deliciously simple Chinese stir-fry dish. Prawns and asparagus are stir-fried together, then coated in a seasoned sauce. Serve with rice for a satisfying lunch or dinner.


    Quebec, Canada
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    Serves: 2 - 4

    • 15 spears asparagus, trimmed and cut into thirds
    • 1/2 teaspoon oil
    • 10 frozen cooked prawns, thawed
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • cornflour, as needed
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
    • Sauce
    • 1 teaspoon cornflour, mixed with 2 teaspoons water
    • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
    • salt to taste

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Blanch the asparagus in boiling water and oil for 3 minutes, drain and set aside.
    2. Season the prawns with salt and pepper, then lightly dredge in cornflour.
    3. Heat a large frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Stir-ry the garlic and shallots until aromatic, 2-3 minutes. Stir in the asparagus, prawns, cornflour slurry, sesame oil and salt to taste. Stir for 1-2 minutes or until heated through and serve.

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