Chinese Style Prawns

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 -onion, cubed and separate each layer
  • 10- cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 -capsicum, remove seeds and cut into cubes
  • For the sauce:
  • 1 tbsp - soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp - oyster sauce
  • 1.5 tbsp - red chilli sauce
  • 1.5 tbsp - tomato ketchup
  • 300 g - prawns (net weight after cleaning), cleaned and deveined

How to Make Chinese Style Prawns

  • In a small bowl, mix all the sauces and keep aside.
  • Clean and devein prawns. Wash well and drain out water thoroughly. Marinate prawns with 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and 1/2 tsp salt. Cover and keep aside for half an hour.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cubed onion and fry until light pink colour.
  • Add chopped garlic and fry till colour lightly changes.
  • Add capsicum and fry for 2 - 3 minutes until it softens.
  • Add sauce and mix well. Do not add water when cooking. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 2 - 3 minutes.
  • When the sauce boils nicely, add marinated prawns. Cover again, cook on a low heat for 5 - 7 minutes until done or till the prawns are well-cooked and pink in colour. Serve hot with noodles / fried rice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World