Lightly Spiced Prawns with Vegetable Rice

Lightly Spiced Prawns with Vegetable Rice

Recipe by Jac
Servings

1

servings
Calories

463

kcal
Total time

20

minutes

This is a really satisfying dish. Jam-packed with flavour.

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp olive oil

  • 2 cloves

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1 shallot, peeled and cut into slices

  • half a red (bell) pepper (or half cup mixed), deseeded and chopped

  • half a tsp garlic paste (or 1 clove, crushed)

  • 1 red chilli, de-seeded and cut into rings

  • half a tsp chilli powder

  • half a tsp paprika

  • quarter tsp turmeric

  • quarter tsp cumin

  • quarter tsp ground cinnamon

  • pinch of salt

  • 1 tomato, roughly chopped

  • 30 g (1.1oz) edamame beans (soya beans)

  • 1 tbsp water

  • 125 g (4.4oz) raw king prawns (shrimp)

  • 100 g (3.5oz) cooked brown basmati rice

  • 20 g (0.7oz) baby spinach leaves, stalks removed

  • small handful fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves, chopped (optional)

Directions

  • In a wide lidded frying pan (skillet), heat the oil on a medium heat. Add the cloves and bay leaf. Add the onion and red pepper. Stir, turn the heat to low and place the lid on the pan. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the lid from the pan. Add the garlic, chilli, chilli powder, paprika, turmeric, ground cumin, cinnamon and salt and fry for a further minute. Add the chopped tomatoes, soya beans and water. Replace the lid on the pan and cook gently for 7 minutes.
  • Take the lid off the pan and remove the cloves and bay leaf. Add the prawns (shrimp) and cook until just pink. Then add the rice, stir thoroughly and warm through. Finally, stir through the spinach and coriander (cilantro) just before serving.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories 463 | Fat 13.7g | Net carbs 43.9g | Protein 35.1g

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This is a really satisfying dish. Jam-packed with flavour.

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