Sautéed Salt and Pepper Prawns

Ingredients

  • 350 gm shelled and deveined prawns
  • 5 spring onions, greens and whites chopped separately
  • 1/2 of a chopped capsicum
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 2 dry red chilli broken in half
  • 1 fresh green chilli, chopped
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 2 tbsp oil

For the Sauce –

  • 2 tsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tsp chilli oil
  • 1/2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp Thai sweet chilli sauce

Method –

  1. Coat the prawns with the cornflour and set aside
  2. Mix all the ingredients for sauce and set aside
  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a wok
  4. Add garlic and fry red chillies
  5. Sauté till garlic is lightly browned
  6. Add onion whites and greens, green chillies, capsicum, pepper and very little salt
  7. Remove this on a plate and set aside
  8. Add 1 tbsp oil and sauté the prawns
  9. They will cook in about 4 minutes
  10. Add 2 tbsp of the sauce
  11. Sauté for 2 minutes
  12. Mix in the masala and switch off the flame

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