Garlic Prawn Stir Fry


Continuing my search for good meals for one to that are quick and simple to prepare, preferably in only one pan, in a caravan. And in furtherance of my determination to eat good healthy food, but not have heaps of leftovers.

  • 200g raw prawns shelled and deveined
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed or finely chopped
  • 1 small onion peeled and sliced vertically
  • 1/3 red capsicum sliced
  • 1/4 head of broccoli sliced to bite size with the stump cut into slivers
  • 1 tsp arrowroot or cornflour
  • A splash of fish sauce
  • A dash of sweet soy (kecap manis)
  • 1 Tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1/2 cup water with a Tbsp rice wine for cooking
  • A few grinds of pepper
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • A squirt of sesame oil
  • A knob of butter or margarine
  1. Prepare the vegetables
  2. Heat the oil in your wok or large frying pan
  3. Quickly stir- fry the prawns with the garlic for a minute or so then toss in the vegetables and stir fry a bit more
  4. Add the butter
  5. Mix the remaining liquid ingredients with the parsley and arrowroot, pour into the pan.
  6. Toss the veges and prawns until they are well coated and the sauce thickens.
  7. Add pepper to taste
  8. Serve

Serve as is, or with rice or noodles.


About Uisce úr

Though I am old with wandering Through hollow lands and hilly lands, I will find out where she has gone, And kiss her lips and take her hands; And walk among long dappled grass, And pluck till time and times are done, The silver apples of the moon, The golden apples of the sun.
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