King prawns and asparagus

    30 min

    If you don't love asparagus, this will bring you into the fold. It's fantastic served with rice.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 500ml water
    • 2 bunches asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2.5cm pieces
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 24 fresh king prawns, peeled, deveined and halved lengthways
    • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh root ginger
    • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 2 teaspoons sugar
    • 1 teaspoon dry sherry
    • salt to taste

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. In a medium saucepan, bring two cups of water to the boil. Cook asparagus in boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons of liquid.
    2. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Saute the prawns until the colour changes, about 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in asparagus with reserved liquid , and season with ginger, soy sauce, sugar, sherry and salt to taste. Continue to cook for 5 more minutes.

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