Zesty Chile Tiger Prawns

Total Time:
20 min
15 min
Inactive Prep:
5 min
2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons groundnut oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 medium red chile, finely chopped
  • 7 ounces raw Tiger (jumbo shrimp) or King prawns (langoustines), shelled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon Shaohsing rice wine or dry sherry
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 3 ounces French beans ( green beans), chopped into 1/2-inch lengths
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried chile flakes


Heat a wok or pan over a high heat, and add the groundnut oil. Add the garlic, and chiles, and stir-fry for a few seconds. Then, add the prawns, rice wine or sherry, and the lime juice, and stir-fry until the prawns start to turn pink.

Add the French beans, and mix together. When the prawns have all turned pink, season with the salt, and chile flakes, and serve immediately.

Per serving: Calories 378; Total Fat 16 grams; Saturated Fat 2 grams; Protein 23 grams; Total Carbohydrate 35 grams; Sugar: 2 grams; Fiber 11.5 grams; Cholesterol 125 milligrams; Sodium 693 milligrams;