Prawn, Garlic and Chilli Stir Fry

Serves 2

  • 10 green (uncooked) prawns, peeled and sliced in half
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red chilli, de-seeded and thinly sliced (use more for extra punch)
  • 1 pak choy/bok choy, roughly chopped
  • 1 small zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 5 closed cup mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • small handful of beansprouts
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower oil
  • fresh coriander (for garnishing, optional)
  1. The most important aspect of making a stir-fry is to make sure all of your ingredients are chopped, washed and ready at hand to pop into the wok as you fry. The vegetables should retain a crunch for a fuller flavour and consistency. The longer you cook a vegetable for, the more goodness is lost.
  2. Heat a wok or frying pan until almost smoking hot. Add the sunflower oil followed by the garlic, king prawns, chilli, zucchini and mushrooms and fry for 1-2 minutes. Next goes in the pak choy, beansprouts, soy sauce, sugar and water and continue cooking for 2 minutes.
  3. Serve with thinly sliced spring onions and if you have some at hand a little fresh chopped coriander.

264 Calories per serving.

5 Reviews

Celebrity Slim

Mon Sep 17, 2018 at 12:59 PM

Hey Tammy, That's not pasta in the picture - those are bean sprouts/ bean shoots :)


Thu Sep 13, 2018 at 10:46 AM

The picture has pasta? But receipe doesn't, are we allowed pasta, if so how much.


Fri Jan 12, 2018 at 6:39 PM

This was a delicious dinner. I included zucchini noodles for myself and I cooked rice noodles for my partner. I also added a teaspoon of cornflour to thicken the sauce slightly.


Sun Dec 01, 2013 at 7:33 PM

This was great Thanks Poh!!!! Amazing creativity.


Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 9:39 PM

This was amazing!!!! Left out the bean sprouts and mushrooms, but added shallots to the garlic and chilli mix and lime juice and ginger to the dressing.

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