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Malaysian sambal prawns

Womans~Day
Cooking time
Less than 30 minutes
Cuisine
Malaysian
Serves
4
Type
Seafood
5 stars - based on 10 reviews
Malaysian sambal prawns

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 500g green prawns, peeled, deveined
  • 2 tablespoons sambal olek paste
  • 250g snake beans, cut into 6cm lengths
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 long red chilli, sliced (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon sesame oil
  • steamed jasmine rice and lime
  • wedges, to serve

Preparation method

  1. Heat oil in a large wok on medium. Stir-fry onion for 2 minutes, until almost softened.

  2. Add prawns and sambal, stir-frying for 2-3 minutes until fragrant and prawns just change colour.

  3. Add beans, sugar and soy. Continue to stir-fry 2-3 minutes, or until prawns are just cooked through. Toss through chilli, if liked.

  4. Drizzle over a few drops of sesame oil. Serve with steamed rice and lime wedges.


TOP TIP
  • Chicken can be used instead of prawns, but don't forget to increase cooking time slightly.
  • Adjust the amount of sambal chilli paste to suit your taste.

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