Friday, November 19, 2010

Saucy Prawns with Pineapples

12 medium-sized prawns - deshelled and deveined
1 tomato - diced
2 tbsp frozen green peas
1/2 cup water
1 tsp sugar
salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp cooking oil
Spice Mix
4 dried red chillies
3 red chillies
2 cloves garlic
1cm ginger
1 cm fresh turmeric or 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 stalk lemon grass

  1. Season prawns with salt and pepper for 15 mins.
  2. Blend ingredients for spice mix.  Heat up oil in a pan and stir fry spice mix until aromatic.  Add sugar and water and bring sauce to a boil.
  3. Add prawns, tomato and green peas to the mixture and cook for 3-5 minutes.  Check seasonings and add salt if needed.  Dish up and serve warm.