These braised prawns have a fiery kick – some like it hot!
- Low-calorie cooking spray
- 2 tsp finely grated fresh root ginger
- 2 tsp finely grated garlic
- 8 spring onions, very finely chopped
- 700g raw or defrosted frozen jumbo prawns
- 4 tbsp tomato purée
- 100ml chicken or vegetable stock
- 2 whole dried red chillies
- 1 tsp Chinese black vinegar or cider vinegar
- Pinch of sweetener
- Spring onion and red chilli, thinly shredded, to serve
For the stir-fried veg:
- 400g choi sum, or pak choi, roughly chopped
- 300g oyster mushrooms
- 1 tsp finely grated fresh root ginger
- 1 tsp finely grated garlic
- 4 tbsp light soy sauce
- Spray a non-stick wok or large frying pan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a high heat. Stir-fry the ginger, garlic and spring onions for 10-20 seconds, add the prawns and cook for about 1 minute.
- Stir in the tomato purée, stock, dried chillies, vinegar and sweetener. Season, then continue to stir-fry for another 5-6 minutes over a high heat until the prawns turn pink and are cooked. Cover and keep warm.
- Spray a separate non-stick pan or wok with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a high heat. Add the choi sum or pak choi, mushrooms, ginger and garlic and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the soy sauce and 2 tbsp water, cook for 2-3 minutes, then remove from the heat.
- To serve, sprinkle the prawns with the shredded spring onions and red chilli and serve with the stir-fry veg.