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Spiced pepper prawns with tamarind dressing

3
2
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Pepper and garlic. Simple yet effective. The prawns have a superb savoury flavour which cuts through the tamarind dressing and fresh crunch of the salad.

Ingredients

Green prawns

600 g, peeled, tails intact

Pepper

2 tsp

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Lime juice

4 tbs

Lebanese cucumber

2 medium, cut into ribbons

Fresh coriander

1 cup(s)

Red capsicum

1 medium, cut into thin strips

Bean sprouts

100 g

Tamarind puree

2 tbs

Brown sugar

1 tbs

Fish sauce

2 tsp

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Lightly spray a wok with oil and heat over high heat. Stir-fry prawns, in batches, for 2–3 minutes or until just starting to change colour. Transfer to a plate. Add pepper and garlic to wok and stir-fry for 1 minute or until fragrant. Return prawns to wok with half the juice and toss to combine.
  2. Combine cucumber, capsicum, sprouts and coriander in a large bowl. Whisk tamarind, brown sugar, fish sauce, remaining juice and 1 tablespoon boiling water in a small bowl until sugar has dissolved.
  3. Serve salad topped with prawns and drizzled with dressing.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Jasmine rice.