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Sweet Chilli Prawns

Sweet Chilli Prawns

Sweet Chilli Prawns

This sweet and mildly hot stir-fry prawns takes under 20 minutes to make: fast and delicious!

Serves: 2

Prep Time: 12 mins

Cook Time: 6 mins


  • 10 large prawns (shrimps) shells (leaving only tail end) and veins removed
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 3 garlic cloves peeled and minced
  • 3 slices ginger sliced thinly
  • 2 chilli padi thinly sliced; to taste
  • 70g snow peas ends trimmed, "strings" pulled & discarded
  • 1 medium carrot peeled and sliced thinly
  • a handful of coriander (cilantro) finely chopped

(A) sauce (mix well)

  • 3 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp light soy sauce


  1. Heat oil in wok. Stir fry garlic, ginger and chilli until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  2. Add snow peas and carrots, stir-fry for about a minute.
  3. Add prawns and (A). Stir fry until the ingredients are well coated in the sauce and the prawns are cooked. Garnish with finely chopped coriander.

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15 Responses to “Sweet Chilli Prawns”

  1. Angie@Angiesrecipes — November 2, 2011 @ 2:10 pm

    I love love that prawn stir-fry! Gorgeous colour.


  2. Christine's Recipes — November 2, 2011 @ 3:04 pm

    Homemade dish is the best. Your Stir-fried Prawns in Sweet Chilli Sauce looks so refreshing and healthy. Yum…


  3. mochachocolatarita — November 2, 2011 @ 5:06 pm

    oh my! scrumptious!


  4. cooking gallery — November 2, 2011 @ 5:14 pm

    This looks super, Wiffy…! Shrimps with fried rice is always a real treat!


  5. SK — August 2, 2013 @ 11:30 pm

    Hi, can it replace by Thai sweet chilli sauce?