Feel like your prawns are a bit uninspiring these days? For the perfect blend of sweet and tang, try our flavoursome and unique take on a prawn stir-fry that will leave you wanting more.
300g raw tiger prawns
2 large garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp ginger paste / fresh ginger, minced
Red chilli, to taste
2-3 tbsp tamarind paste
Lemon juice, to taste
Pinch of stevia
Mix all the ingredients together, except the prawns, in a ziplock bag to make the marinade.
Add the raw prawns to the bag and marinate for 1 hour, or overnight.
In a non-stick pan, tip out the marinade alone, retaining the prawns, and cook until it reduces into a very thick caramel-like sauce – do not let it burn!
Add the prawns and cook until white.
Tip: Keep an eye on your prawns. Overcooking will turn them tough, and no one wants that!
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