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Chilli prawns with cashews


  • 24 large raw prawns
  • 1 bunch spring onions
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp rice wine or dry sherry
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • 2 dried red chillies, chopped
  • 40g cashews (unsalted)
  • 2 tbsp groundnut oil
  • Fresh coriander


In a bowl, mix together the garlic, soy, rice wine, pepper, chillies and 3 tbsp water. Mix in prawns and set aside.

Finely chop the onions. Drain prawns and reserve marinade.

Get your wok really hot and add oil – add prawns and stir fry over high heat for a few mins. Add onions and nuts. Pour in remaining marinade and bubble up for a minute or so. Check seasoning and garnish with coriander.

Serve with rice or noodles.

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