Stir Fried Prawns with Celery

    45 min

    A delicious Chinese stir-fry dish made with king prawns, carrots, celery, green peppers and roasted walnuts. Serve with freshly cooked white rice, for lunch or dinner.


    Quebec, Canada
    13 people made this

    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 chopped garlic
    • 1 medium onion, chopped
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 green pepper, chopped
    • 55g roasted walnuts

    Prep: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 peppers, cook for 1-2 minutes. Stir in the carrots and prawns. Quickly mix, turn the heat off and scatter over walnuts before serving.

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    Lovely dish! I made it a few weeks ago, and now I am making it for my birthday! I don't put walnuts though, as I don't know if everyone likes nuts.  -  22 Feb 2015