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Chinese-styled Curried Prawns

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Chinese-styled Curried Prawns
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Asian recipes;  Chinese recipes;  Curry recipes;  Prawns recipes 

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Whip up a simple restaurant favourite - ready in just 20 minutes!


20 min




  • 1 onion, thickly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons mild curry powder
  • 400g packet frozen raw peeled prawns, defrosted
  • 4 cups mixed frozen stir-fry style vegetables
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour, blended with 1 1/4 cups chicken stock


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon peanut oil in a wok over high heat. Add onions, garlic and curry powder, cook for 2 min. Add prawns and cook for 1 min. Add vegetables and stir-fry for 5 min.
  2. Stir in stock mixture. Stir until the sauce boils and thickens. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 min. Serve with Quick Fried Rice (recipe below). Garnish with sliced spring onions.

QUICK FRIED RICE Heat a wok with oil, add 2 beaten eggs and stir until just cooked. Add 4 cups cooked rice, 1 cup peas and 2 tablespoons Maggi seasoning. Toss to combine.

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Photography: JOE FISHIE
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