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  • Recipe Room  »  Prawns in garlic & pepper sauce



    • 24 king prawns
    • 4 spring onions, reserve lower part of leaves
    • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
    • 1 tbspn sesame oil
    • 3 tbspn soy sauce
    • 1 tspn sugar
    • 1 pinch black pepper
    • 2 tspn Chinese rice wine
    • 2 tbspn chilli sauce
    • 8 basil leaves, torn

    Prawns in garlic & pepper sauce



    • Peel and devein king prawns, set aside.
    • Peel and slice spring onions, chop and reserve a handful of the lower part of the green leaves.
    • Peel and slice 4 garlic cloves.
    • Mix soy sauce, sugar, pepper, rice wine and chilli sauce in a small bowl, set aside.
    • Fry sliced spring onions in sesame oil until soft, then add sliced garlic. Fry on low heat until soft.
    • Turn up heat and fry prawns until pink.
    • Add sauce mix and stir to coat the prawns and spring onions. Heat through for 1 min.
    • Top with chopped spring onion leaves and torn basil.
    • Serve with rice or chinese greens.
    Submitted by
    The FoodWise Kitchen

    Tips and Tricks

    • Use up leftover Christmas prawns in  this tasty light dinner. Be sure that the prawns have been continuously refrigerated before use.


    • If you can’t get spring onions, use brown onions and adjust cooking time so they are thoroughly softened. Use chopped shallots instead of spring onion leaves.

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