Prawn, ginger and lemon grass stir-fry

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A simple and healthy stir-fry that allows the fragrant ginger, lemon grass and thai basil to shine

Prawn ginger and lemongrass stir-fry.
Photo: Natalie Boog

Ingredients

3-4 tbsp vegetable oil

2 tbsp finely sliced or grated fresh ginger

1 tbsp finely chopped lemon grass

1 large brown onion, finely sliced

2 garlic cloves, finely sliced

500g peeled green prawns

2 tbsp fish sauce

2 tbsp palm sugar

1 tbsp water

3 handfuls thai or sweet basil

Method

Heat oil in a wok. Once oil is shimmering add ginger, lemon grass, onion and garlic and fry on high for 2-3 minutes. Add prawns and fry for 2 minutes. Add fish sauce, palm sugar and water and simmer for 1 minute. Remove from heat, toss through basil and serve with rice or noodles.

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  • Main Ingredients - Fish, Shellfish
  • Course - Main-course
  • Occasion - Midweek dinner

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