Healthy Meal Recipes

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Thai prawns with pineapple & green beans

This midweek stir-fry is packed with goodness from the crunchy veggies.

It's flavoured with lime, Thai basil and ginger.


Prep time : 10 mins

Cooking Time: 15 mins

Serves 2

Ingredients:


1 tbsp vegetable oil

2 lemongrass stalks, tough outer leaves removed, the rest finely chopped

thumb-sized piece ginger shredded

100g fresh pineapple chunks

100g green bean

100g whole cherry tomato

200g raw king prawn

small pack Thai basil leaves or regular basil leaves

For the sauce

4 tbsp lime juice, plus wedges to serve

2 tbsp liquid chicken stock

1 tbsp fish sauce

Fish saucerow

A seasoning often used in Vietnamese and Thai cooking. In Vietnam it is usually made from shrimp…

1 tbsp soft brown sugar

Method


  1. Mix the sauce ingredients together in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large wok. Sauté the lemongrass and ginger until golden.
  3. Add the pineapple, beans and cherry tomatoes, and stir-fry for 3-5 mins until the beans are just cooked.
  4. Add the prawns and the sauce. Stir-fry for another 3-5 mins until the prawns are cooked, then throw in most of the basil leaves.
  5. Serve with lime wedges and the remaining basil leaves scattered over