Prawns with ginger

Recipe from: 6/16/1993 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 11
Servings 3


  • 12
    large prawns
  • 250
    onions, finely chopped
  • thyme
  • 75
    sunflower oil
  • 10
    cloves garlic, crushed salt
  • 20
    ginger, crushed
  • 4
    leaves combava or grated lemon peel
  • 2
  • 15
    pimentos, chopped
  • 400
    ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1
    bunch parsley, finely chopped


Cut heads off prawns and devein, or scrape out contents of heads and add to sauce for more flavour. Brown onions and thyme in heated oil. Add crushed garlic and spices. Stir well. Add chopped pimentos and tomatoes. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add prawns and stir well. Leave to brown. Pour over 500 ml (2 cups) water. Stir and cover. Cook over gentle heat for 20 to 30 minutes. Before serving, sprinkle with parsley. TOTAL KILOJOULE COUNT: 6 930 kJ (1 655 Cal). A portion: 2 310 kJ (550 Cal).

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