Honey and Ginger Prawns Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Bamboo shoots2 Ounce (50 Gram)
 Spring onions4
 Clear honey1 Tablespoon
 Tomato ketchup1 Tablespoon
 Soy sauce1 Teaspoon
 Fresh root ginger piece1 Inch, peeled and finely grated
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), peeled and crushed
 Lime juice1 Tablespoon
 Peeled prawns6 Ounce, thawed, if frozen (175 Gram)
 Little gem lettuce2 (2 Heads)
 Freshly chopped coriander2 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Coriander sprigs4 (For Garnish)
 Lime slice4 (For Garnish)
 Vegetables1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Serving)
 New potatoes4 (For Serving)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 727 Calories from Fat 34

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.1%

Saturated Fat 0.89 g4.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 279 mg

Sodium 3057.9 mg127.4%

Total Carbohydrates 134 g44.8%

Dietary Fiber 33.6 g134.3%

Sugars 29.8 g

Protein 47 g94.5%

Vitamin A 1407.6% Vitamin C 388.3%

Calcium 43.5% Iron 53.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1.Cut the carrot into matchstick-size pieces, roughly chop the bamboo shoots and finely slice the spring onions.
2. Combine the bamboo shoots with the carrot matchsticks and spring onions.
3. In a wok or large frying pan gently heat the honey, tomato ketchup, soy sauce, ginger, garlic and lime juice with 3 tablespoons of water. Bring to the boil.
4. Add the carrot mixture and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until the vegetables are hot.
5. Add the prawns and continue to stir-fry for 2 minutes.
6. Remove the wok or frying pan from the heat and reserve until cooled slightly.
7. Divide the little gem lettuce into leaves and rinse lightly.
8. Stir the chopped coriander into the prawn mixture and season to taste with salt and pepper. Spoon into the lettuce leaves and serve immediately garnished with sprigs of fresh coriander and lime slices.