If you've ever wondered how some people can give great dinner parties on short notice, here's the secret: fast dishes that impress. With steamed rice and asparagus, this is simplicity itself.
Sauté of scallops: Instead of prawns, use large scallops. Cook the scallops for only 1 minute before adding the stock and lemon juice. Then cook for another minute or so until the scallops are opaque.
*Add more garlic if you are a garlic lover!
*Serve with plain steamed rice and asparagus, with fresh pineapple for dessert.
Despite a reputation for being high in cholesterol, prawns are actually good for your heart. They are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc, and their cholesterol levels, weight for weight, are not much different from those in lean beef or poultry.