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Aromatic prawns with pak choi

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time-15 minCook Time-20 minTotal Time-35 min


 1 tsp Fennel seeds
 2 tsp Cumin seeds
 8 Spring onions finely sliced
 1 tsp Red chilli flakes
 3 tbsp Finely chopped coriander
 2 Limes, juice only
 2 tbsp Oyster sauce
 ¼ tsp Ground star anise
 1 tbsp Cider vinegar
 1 tbsp Soy sauce or tamarind for a gluten free diet
 800 Tiger prawns, defrost fully if frozen
For the stir fry greens
 1 tsp Grape seed oil
 4 Pak choi
 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
 1 tbsp Soy sauce or tamarind.

Toast the fennel and cumin seeds in a small frying pan for 1–2 minutes


Crush with a pestle and mortar and tip into a mixing bowl.


Add the spring onions, chillies, coriander, lime juice, oyster sauce, star anise, vinegar and soy sauce.


Add the prawns and marinate for 10 minutes. Then add grape seed oil to the pan and heat before adding prawns


Stir fry for 3–4 minutes, or until pink and cooked through. Keep warm.
To make the stir-fried greens, heat the oil in a wide, non-stick frying pan over a high heat. Add the pak choi, ginger and soy sauce and cook for 4–5 minutes, or until just wilted.


Serve the greens with the prawns immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 698
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g50%

Saturated Fat 1g5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 943mg40%
Potassium 1000mg29%
Total Carbohydrate 84g29%

Dietary Fiber 6g24%
Sugars 3g
Protein 26g52%

Vitamin A 13%
Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 5%
Iron 202%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.