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Zesty Prawn Stir Fry

Using our Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste this Zesty Prawn Stir Fry recipe brings together Mexican smoked chilli with classic Southeast Asian flavours and they work wonderfully well.

Give this a go for a speedy mid-week meal that’s as healthy as it is tasty!

 

  • Prep time

    25 mins

  • Cook time

    10 mins

  • Total time

    35 mins

  • Ideal for

    Mexican

  • Make it

    Dinner

  • Serves

    4

How to make it

  1. In a food processor, whizz up the chipotle chilli paste, lime zest and juice, coriander stalks, garlic, sugar and fish sauce into a paste. Empty onto the prawns in a bowl and mix well. (This could be done a couple of hours before so as to maximise the effect of the marinade.)
  2. Heat a wok with 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil, add the spring onions and ginger and fry for about a minute.
  3. Add the beansprouts and fry for another 2 minutes, followed by the crushed peanuts, soy sauce and a good pinch of pepper. Empty the contents of the wok into a bowl, clean the wok, then return it to the heat.
  4. Heat another 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in the wok. Once hot, use a slotted spoon to add the prawns (leaving the marinade in the bowl for now) to the wok and toss in the hot oil.
  5. After a minute or so (once the prawns have turned pink), turn down the heat, add the marinade and cook for another 2 minutes.
  6. Add the noodles, vegetables and half of the coriander leaves. Mix well, then sprinkle with the coriander leaves and serve with wedges of lime.

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