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    Poached Prawns/Shrimp With Chilli Limes and Sugar

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    30 mins

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    10 mins

    I'mPat's Note:

    Love prawns and chilli and this recipe looks good from Australian Good Food. Have not included marination time.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook prawns in a large saucepan of salted boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes until just cooked and drain and then refresh in iced water and drain again.
    2. 2
      Peel prawns, leavig tail intact and remove veins.
    3. 3
      Using a mortar and pestle pound garlic, chilli and half of sugar until a coarse paste forms and then transfer to a bowl.
    4. 4
      Add lime or lemon juice, oil and fish sauce and mix to combine.
    5. 5
      Pour over prawns and toss to combine and cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour to marinate.
    6. 6
      Place kaffir lime leaves and whole dried chillies in a small frying pan on high heat and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly, for 2 to 3 minutes until fragrant and then cool.
    7. 7
      Transfer to a mortar, add remaining sugar and lemon rind and use a pestle to pound until roughly ground.
    8. 8
      Scatter over prawns to serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 30, 2013

      55

      Thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe. We really enjoyed these quick and easy to make <br/>shrimp. What a terrific dish, sweet, tart, tangy and spicy with a little hit of heat. I can`t wait to make these again.

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    Nutritional Facts for Poached Prawns/Shrimp With Chilli Limes and Sugar

    Serving Size: 1 (215 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 188.9
     
    Calories from Fat 55
    29%
    Total Fat 6.1 g
    9%
    Saturated Fat 1.0 g
    5%
    Cholesterol 210.0 mg
    70%
    Sodium 2344.8 mg
    97%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.4 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    1%
    Sugars 5.9 g
    23%
    Protein 23.3 g
    46%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    chili

    kaffir lime leaves

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