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Spicy Brazilian Prawns

This flavoursome one-pot prawn dish is the perfect warming meal for autumn.

Bring the fragrant flavours of Rio to your kitchen – it’s quick and easy to make and works perfectly on weeknights.

Serves: 2    Prep time: 10 minutes     Cooking time: 20 minutes

You’ll need

  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 3 sticks of celery, finely sliced
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 green chilli, deseeded and sliced
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 large tomatoes, skinned & chopped
  • 6 spring onions, chopped into 2cm chunks
  • 400ml coconut milk
  • 150ml vegetable stock
  • 150g raw king prawns
  • Small bunch coriander
  • 1 lemon

What to do

  1. In a large saucepan heat the oil over a medium heat and gently cook the celery and pepper for 4-5 minutes with the lid on, stirring occasionally, until it starts to soften.
  2. Add the garlic, chilli and cayenne and stir. After a minute stir in the tomatoes and spring onions. Cook for 3-4 minutes then add the coconut milk and stock. Bring to the boil.
  3. Add the prawns and season. Simmer gently for 5-6 mins until the prawns are cooked.  Check the seasoning then divide the stew between two bowls and top with coriander and a squeeze of lemon.
  4. Serve with rice or a chunk of bread.

 

Recipe courtesy of www.lovethecrunch.com

 

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