Chinese Prawns in Chilli Sauce Recipe

Chinese Prawns in Chilli Sauce Recipe

This recipe comes from Szechuan; in the western part of China, where the emphasis is on hot spicy food combined with strongly flavoured vegetables.
Prep Time 6 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Seafood
Cuisine China
Servings 4
Calories 231.6 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 3 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh root ginger
  • 8 oz (250 g) cooked peeled prawns
  • 4 oz (125 g) mangetout
  • ½ teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon tomato purée
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • Whole prawns in shell, to garnish

Instructions
 

  • Heat the oil in a wok, add the spring onions and ginger and stir-fry for 30 seconds. Add the prawns, mangetout, chilli powder, tomato purée, salt, sugar and sherry and stir-fry briskly for 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle over the sesame oil and arrange on warmed individual plates. Serve immediately, garnished with whole prawns.
    Chinese Prawns in Chilli Sauce Recipe
    Chinese Prawns in Chilli Sauce Recipe
Keyword Snacks, Spicy, Under 15 min