Prawns with Spinach Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Frozen prawns8 Ounce (225 Gram, Shrimp)
 Canned spinach puree/Frozen spinach12 Ounce, thawed and chopped (1 Can, 350 Gram)
 Oil1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter /2/3 Cup)
 Mustard seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Onion seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Fresh ginger root1 Teaspoon
 Fresh garlic1 Teaspoon, crushed
 Chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1322 Calories from Fat 1090

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 123 g189.8%

Saturated Fat 16.4 g82.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 373.2 mg124.4%

Sodium 2693.8 mg112.2%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21%

Sugars 7.6 g

Protein 43 g85.5%

Vitamin A 70.7% Vitamin C 60.6%

Calcium 6.4% Iron 9.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Place the prawns (shrimp) in a bowl of cold water and set aside to defrost thoroughly.
2. Drain the can of spinach puree, if using.
3. Using a sharp knife, cut the tomatoes into slices and set aside.
4. Heat the oil in a large frying pan (skillet). Add the mustard and onion seeds to the pan.
5. Reduce the heat and add the tomatoes, spinach, ginger, garlic, chilli powder and salt to the pan and stir-fry for about 5-7 minutes.
6. Drain the prawns (shrimp) thoroughly.
7. Add the prawns (shrimp) to the spinach mixture in the pan. Gently stir the prawn (shrimp) and spinach mixture until well combined, cover and leave to simmer over a low heat for about 7-10 minutes.
8. Transfer the cooked prawns (shrimp) and spinach to a serving dish and serve hot.