Prawns Stir Fry

Prawns are quick cooking. Taking into consideration this aspect, prawns can become the perfect base for any stir-fry recipe. From chilli prawns to simple Chinese stir fried prawns, the options are numerous. Coming to our version of it, let us tell you that our recipe is easy-peasy, speedy, low-calorie and absolutely delicious.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
4 People 20-25 Minutes 15-20 Minutes


  • 3 tbsp groundnut or sunflower oil
  • 2 – 3 garlic cloves, sliced thinly
  • ½ red pepper, cored, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • ½ green pepper, cored, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 200 gm prawns, de-veined and shelled
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 100 gm baby spinach leaves


Step 1

Heat a wok on medium heat. Once you feel a good heat rising, add 2 tbsp oil.

Step 2

After a minute or so, add the garlic slices and stir-fry until it starts to turn golden.

Step 3

Next, add pepper and stir-fry for about 1 – 2 min.

Step 4

Lastly, toss in the prawns and stir-fry for another 2 – 3 mins. Close the lid of the wok and keep it for 3 – 5 minutes. Add the soy or fish sauce.

Step 5

Finally, just before serving, throw in the spinach and stir-fry until the spinach wilts.

Step 6

Serve immediately with chilli-garlic sauce.

Nutritional Information

Calories 318 Kcal
Proteins 31.3 g
Fat 13.5 g
Carbohydrates 29.9 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 1045 mg
Potassium  4266 mg


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