chilli coconut prawn recipe

8 Jul

over the weekend – i found an amazing prawn recipe! like seriously amazing – on BBC good food

and it was so so so so yumm that i thought i would share

if you try it – lemme know what you think :D

vegetable oil
1 garlic clove , finely chopped
½ stick lemongrass , finely
1 red bird’s-eye chilli , deseeded
and very finely chopped
1 heaped tbsp desiccated coconut
1 tsp grated lime zest
150g raw peeled king prawns
lime wedges, to serve

1. Fry the garlic, lemongrass and chilli and cook in 1 tbsp oil,
stirring, for a couple of minutes. Add the coconut and lime zest.
2. Continue to cook over a gentle heat until the garlic colours and
the coconut begins to turn golden brown. Taking care not to
burn the garlic or coconut, continue cooking until they are
golden brown, then remove from the pan. Add the prawns to
the frying pan. When they turn pink, tip in the coconut mixture,
stir well, tip into a bowl, garnish with lime wedges


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