Starter: Stir Fried Prawns
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  • 450g raw prawns
  • 4tbsp coconut oil or groundnut oil
  • 5 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 3tsp chilli oil, or to taste
  • 2tsp light soy sauce
  • Half tsp cornflower mixed with 3tbsp chicken or vegetable stock
  • 50g cashew nuts
  • One bunch fresh corianderMarinade
  • Quarter tsp salt
  • One tsp cornflower
  • One egg white
  • One tbsp. Shaoxing wine or medium dry sherry
  • Three quarters of tab cornflower mixed with three tbsp. chicken or vegetable stock
  • 175g of mangetouts
  1. ·· De-vein and place prawns in bowl
  2. · Marinade with salt, cornflower and egg white
  3. · Mix thoroughly and leave for two hours or more in the fridge
  4. · Heat a wok over a high heat
  5. · Add oil and garlic, stir briefly and add prawns
  6. · Stir and mix for about thirty seconds
  7. · Add chilli oil and soy and stir for a minute or two
  8. · Stir in cornflower to chicken or vegetable stock and add to wok
  9. · Stir until it thickens
  10. · Add chopped cashews
  11. · Serve with chopped fresh coriander
Recipe by Anncoo Journal at