Recipe

Curried prawns

This quick family dinner is full of flavour and can be on the table in less than 30 minutes. Packed full of protein rich prawns and wonderful spices, it ticks all the taste and nutrition boxes.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

  • 1 kilogram cooked school prawns
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium (150g) brown onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoon plain flour
  • 2 1/2 cup (625ml) milk
  • 1 cup (120g) frozen baby peas, thawed
  • 2 green onions (green shallots), sliced thinly

Method

  • 1
    Shell and devein prawns. Heat oil in a large heavy-based saucepan over medium heat; add brown onion. Cook, stirring, until soft but not coloured.
  • 2
    Add the paste; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the curry powder, sugar and flour; cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  • 3
    Gradually stir in the milk. Stir constantly until mixture boils and thickens. Stir in the prawns and peas until heated through. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • 4
    Serve with steamed rice, sprinkled with green onion.

Notes

Not suitable to freeze. Suitable to microwave.

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