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Chilli Prawns – Quick And Easy Fiery Prawns As A Side Dish

This is most certainly not for the faint-hearted! The chilli base in this dish will shock your tastebuds but in a very enticing way! They will demand more and more and you will end up addicted!

King prawns are best for this dish.  Rub a little lemon juice after giving them a good clean up to take that fishy smell away.

Make this dish on a cold and miserable rainy day to make the atmosphere a bit lively!

Ingredients needed;

King Prawns – washed, deveined, shell removed250 g
Red, Green,Yellow bell peppers1 each cubed
Brown sugar2 pinches
Soy sauce2 tbsp
Garlic cloves 3
Onion 1 big cubed
Ginger garlic paste1 tbsp
Turmeric 1/2 tsp each
Salt1/4 tsp
Chilli powder1/2 tbsp
Chinese chilli paste1 tbsp heap
Oil1 tbsp
Juice of lemon1 tbsp

Let’s Make;


  • Rub salt, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and lemon juice on prawns
  • Keep aside for 20 – 30 mins

Stir fry

  • Heat up oil and stir fry prawns under medium flame until cooked
  • Push the cooked prawns to a side of the pan and drop cubed bell peppers, garlic cloves and cubed onion
  • Stir fry all together for a few minutes.  Do not let the peppers and the onion lose their crunchiness
  • Add soy sauce, sugar and a bit more salt if required
  • Mix Chinese chilli paste
  • Stir fry vigorously under high flame tossing the veggies and prawns together
  • Switch off the flame and let the pan sit for a few mins to allow all the flavours to blend
  • Serve with noodles or rice as a side dish
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