Fragrant Soy Prawns

(Serves 4)


2.2 lb king prawns, raw and peeled
1 tbsp olive oil
1 red chili, finely chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
1 lemongrass stalk, smashed
1 tsp fresh ginger, minced
9 fl oz coconut milk
7 tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp sugar
Fresh chopped basil


Heat olive oil in a wok over high heat. Once oil is hot, stir-fry onion, chili, lemongrass and ginger for 1 minute, then add prawns and cook for a further 2 minutes.

In a separate bowl, mix together coconut milk, soy sauce and sugar and pour over prawns. Stir-fry for a further 2 minutes or until the prawns are cooked through and opaque in color. Sprinkle with chopped basil leaves and serve immediately with rice.

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