Garlic & chilli prawns with snow peas
Prep 20 mins + chilling time | Cook 5 mins | Serves 4
4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 small red bird’s eye chillies, deseeded and chopped
1 tsp finely grated lemon rind
1⁄4 cup olive oil
2 tbs lemon juice
1 kg green king prawns, peeled and deveined
2 tbs peanut oil
150g snow peas, trimmed
1⁄3 cup coriander leaves, roughly chopped
Steamed jasmine rice, to serve
Step 1 Combine garlic, chillies, lemon rind, olive oil and lemon juice in a shallow ceramic dish. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir to combine. Add prawns, toss in mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Step 2 Heat a wok over high heat. Add peanut oil and heat until hot. Add prawns and marinade, and stir-fry for 2–3 minutes until pink and almost cooked through. Add snow peas and coriander. Stir-fry for 1 minute. Serve with steamed jasmine rice.
Good for you ... Snow Peas
A good source of vitamin C, which contributes to the normal functioning of the body’s immune system.
Provide dietary fibre, which is needed for normal laxation.
Provide niacin (Vitamin B3) which is needed for the normal release of energy from food.
A source of potassium, which may help balance the adverse effects of sodium from salt.