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Easy Sweet & Sour Prawns

 
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
This recipe is suitable for a pescetarian diet.pescetarian
 
One serving costs about $3.03 One serving costs about $3.03

$3.03 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 20 minutes

Ready in 20 minutes

2 gluten-free,dairy-free,pescetarian,gluten free,dairy free,pescatarian lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:50%

Spoonacular Score: 50%

 

Easy Sweet & Sour Prawns might be just the main course you are searching for. For $2.99 per serving, this recipe covers 15% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes 2 servings with 279 calories, 16g of protein, and 1g of fat each. Only a few people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 20 minutes. A mixture of garlic, tomato sauce/ketchup, prawns, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, dairy free, and pescatarian diet. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 51%. This score is pretty good. Try Sweet and sour prawns stir-fry, Oh So Easy Sweet and Sour Meatballs, and Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken for similar recipes.

Shrimp on the menu? Try pairing with Pinot Grigio, Riesling, and Sauvignon Blanc. These crisp white wines work well with shrimp prepared in a variety of ways, whether grilled, fried, or in garlic sauce. You could try Santi Sortesele Pinot Grigio. Reviewers quite like it with a 4.4 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 17 dollars per bottle.

Santi Sortesele Pinot Grigio

Straw yellow hue, accompanied by a close-focused nose of pear, apricot and white flowers. The fruity palate, with top notes of stone fruit, shows ripeness and roundness well supported by an elegant acidity and savoriness, ensuring a long, lingering finish.

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Ingredients

Servings:
5 cloves
5 cloves garlic
garlic
1 large
1 large onion
onion
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp oyster sauce
oyster sauce
0.5 cup
0.5 cup canned pineapple chunks
canned pineapple chunks
1 cup
1 cup prawns
prawns
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps rice wine
rice wine
some
some spring onions
spring onions
2 tsps
2 tsps sugar
sugar
1.5 Tbsps
1.5 Tbsps tomato sauce
tomato sauce
0.75 cup
0.75 cup water chestnuts
water chestnuts
5 cloves garlic
5 cloves
garlic
1 large onion
1 large
onion
1 Tbsp oyster sauce
1 Tbsp
oyster sauce
0.5 cup canned pineapple chunks
0.5 cup
canned pineapple chunks
1 cup prawns
1 cup
prawns
3 Tbsps rice wine
3 Tbsps
rice wine
some spring onions
some
spring onions
2 tsps sugar
2 tsps
sugar
1.5 Tbsps tomato sauce
1.5 Tbsps
tomato sauce
0.75 cup water chestnuts
0.75 cup
water chestnuts

Equipment

sauce pan
sauce pan
frying pan
frying pan
wok
wok
sauce pan
sauce pan
frying pan
frying pan
wok
wok


Instructions

  1. Start by preparing the ingredients. Peel and devein one cup worth of prawns. Drain 1/2 cup of canned pineapple. Cut a large onion into small pieces. Mince 5 cloves of garlic.
  2. Cut water chestnuts into smaller pieces. There should be approximately 3/4 cups worth of it.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil to a large wok or saucepan. Heat till smoking hot.
  4. Add the onions. Stir fry for 30 seconds.
  5. Add the garlic and stir fry for 15 seconds again.
  6. Add the water chestnuts. Stir fry for 20 seconds.
  7. Add the prawns. Stir fry with quick motions for 10 seconds.
  8. Add the pineapple. Stir it through to ensure they are warmed by the heat of the pan.
  9. Then add 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce, 1.5 tablespoons of tomato sauce or ketchup, 3 tablespoons of Shaoxing Huatiao wine and 2 teaspoons of sugar.
  10. Stir fry for 20 seconds or so until the prawns are cooked through and the ingredients are evenly tossed in the sauce. The sauce should thicken up nicely as it cooks.
  11. Dish up and garnish with spring onions.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $3.88
Ingredient
5 cloves garlic
1 large onion
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
½ cups canned pineapple chunks
1 cup prawns
3 tablespoons rice wine
some spring onions
2 teaspoons sugar
1.5 tablespoons tomato sauce
¾ cups water chestnuts
Price
$0.33
$0.33
$0.17
$0.34
$4.73
$0.72
$0.08
$0.01
$0.09
$0.97
$7.77

Tips

Health Tips

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • If you are concerned about BPA-linings in canned products, look for tomato products packaged in glass, as acidic foods like tomatoes are more likely to leach BPA from the lining. You might also look for low-sodium versions or the label "no salt added" to cut down on unnecessary sodium.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

Cooking Tips

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
274k Calories
26g Protein
0.89g Total Fat
36g Carbs
12% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
274k
14%

Fat
0.89g
1%

  Saturated Fat
0.18g
1%

Carbohydrates
36g
12%

  Sugar
18g
20%

Cholesterol
190mg
63%

Sodium
458mg
20%

Alcohol
3g
20%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
26g
53%

Copper
0.7mg
35%

Phosphorus
315mg
32%

Manganese
0.42mg
21%

Vitamin C
16mg
20%

Potassium
689mg
20%

Vitamin B6
0.38mg
19%

Fiber
4g
19%

Magnesium
68mg
17%

Zinc
2mg
15%

Vitamin K
13µg
13%

Calcium
129mg
13%

Iron
2mg
11%

Vitamin B1
0.13mg
8%

Folate
28µg
7%

Vitamin B2
0.09mg
5%

Vitamin B3
0.89mg
4%

Selenium
3µg
4%

Vitamin E
0.65mg
4%

Vitamin B5
0.37mg
4%

Vitamin A
140IU
3%

covered percent of daily need

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