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Chili Prawns With Bell Peppers

4 from 1 vote

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This dish is a treat for lovers of spicy Oriental food. You can serve it with steamed rice / fried rice / noodles.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Recipe CategoryNon-Vegetarian
Served AsDinner, Lunch
CuisineChinese
Servings 3
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Ingredients
  

  • Prawns ... 250 gms
  • Bell peppers/capsicums ... red yellow and green (1/4 cup of each, cut into cubes)
  • Onion ..... 1 small cut into cubes
  • Ginger .... 1 inch piece jullienned
  • Garlic ..... 1 tbsp crushed
  • Red chillies fresh... 6 (you can increse or decrease the number as per your taste)
  • Tomato puree ......... 2 tbsps. optional, I just add for the rich red colour
  • Red wine vinegar ..... 1 tbs
  • Soy sauce ............... 1 tbsp.
  • Ajinomotto ............ 2-3 pinches optional, as some people are allergic to it)
  • Salt
  • Corn starch corn flour ...... 1/2 tsp.
  • Oil ..... sesame or any other 2-3 tbsps
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Instructions
 

  • . De-vein the prawns, wash them well and set aside. Grind the red chilies with tomato puree and vinegar into a paste.
    Chili Prawns With Bell Peppers - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • In a wok, heat the oil and saute the julienned ginger and the crushed garlic.
    Chili Prawns With Bell Peppers - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add the prawns and saute them until they change the colour to pink.(about 4-5 minutes)
    Chili Prawns With Bell Peppers - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now add the chilli paste, salt, ajinomotto and soy sauce. Saute for 2 minutes.
    Chili Prawns With Bell Peppers - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now tip in the cubed onions and bell peppers.
    Chili Prawns With Bell Peppers - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Stir fry until the veggies are just crunchy but not over cooked.
    Chili Prawns With Bell Peppers - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Mix the corn starch in water and stir into the prawns. Simmer for half a minute.
    Chili Prawns With Bell Peppers - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

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Shobha Keshwani
Shobha Keshwani

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