Tangy and spicy prawn stir fry

    30 min

    A delicious Chinese prawn stir fry. Prawns are stir-fried with chilli, green pepper, tomato ketchup, chilli sauce, pineapple and roasted cashews. Serve with freshly cooked rice.


    Quebec, Canada
    67 people made this

    Makes: 4 to 6 servings

    • 20 prawns, shelled and deveined
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon pepper
    • 1 teaspoon cornflour
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 1 small red chilli, diced or to taste
    • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
    • 1 spring onion, sliced
    • 1 medium onion, sliced
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 green pepper, sliced
    • 2 tablespoons tomato ketchup
    • 2 tablespoons pineapple juice (from the tin of pineapples
    • 1/2 teaspoon chilli sauce
    • 8 slices tinned pineapple, diced
    • 65g roasted cashews

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:5min marinating  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Season prawns with salt, pepper and cornflour. Let sit for 5 to 10 minutes.
    2. Heat a large wok or frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Stir fry the prawns until cooked through, about 3 to 4 minutes or until no longer translucent. Set aside.
    3. Heat the same pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Saute the chilli, spring onions and garlic until aromatic, about 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the onion and salt; cook until soft, 3 to 4 minutes.
    4. Stir in the green pepper, tomato ketchup, pineapple juice and chilli sauce. Add pineapple, cashews and prawns; mix well. Serve.

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    I cooked this last night for me and my partner, It was very tasty and full of flavour very quick make we both loved it, I will make again.  -  15 Feb 2012


    i would recomend no tomato ketchup or cashwes addds a thickness and crunchiness that isnt needed  -  19 Dec 2017


    Realy quick recipe, it's done within minutes, delicious - my family love it so I've done it several times.  -  08 Apr 2015