Garlic Prawns and Sweet Chilli Fried Rice

Garlic Prawns and Sweet Chilli Fried Rice

Garlic and sweet chilli sauce bring out the best in this succulent and aromatic fried rice dish.

Garlic Prawns and Sweet Chilli Fried Rice
Recipe type: Fried Rice
Serves: 4
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  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 400 g peeled green king prawns, tail on
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 spring onions, trimmed and sliced
  • 5 cups cold cooked jasmine rice
  • 1½ cups frozen green peas
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup sweet chilli sauce
  • ½ cup fresh coriander leaves, chopped : plus extra leaves to garnish
  1. Combine 1 tablespoon oil and garlic in a large snap lock plastic bag. Add prawns and toss to coat in mixture. Seal and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat remaining oil in a wok over high heat. Swirl eggs around wok and cook for 1-2 minutes until set. Fold omelette over and transfer to a plate then roll and slice
  3. Add prawns to wok and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until pink and almost cooked through.
  4. Add green onions, cooked rice and frozen peas. Stir-fry until hot.
  5. Toss through omelette, soy sauce, sweet chilli sauce and coriander.
  6. Scatter with extra coriander leaves and serve
You will need to cook 2½ cups jasmine rice to make 5 cups cooked rice. Cook the rice the day before and refrigerate in an airtight container. Alternatively, use the equivalent in quick-cook microwave rice.


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