Pan-fried prawns and savoury rice

4 servings Prep: 10 mins, Cooking: 20 mins
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A super simple quick dinner - seasoned pan-fried prawns with rice and veggies, served straight for the pan and best enjoyed sharing family-style!

By Independent Contributor March 22 2022
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Ingredients (17)

1 tsp seafood spice
1 tsp Cajun spice
400 g prawns
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp fresh garlic — crushed
1 packet bacon — chopped
1 cup mixed bell peppers — chopped
1 cup mushrooms — chopped
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp dried mixed herbs
1 tsp ground turmeric
1/2 cup baby marrow — chopped
handful fresh parsley — chopped
2 cup cooked rice
2 tbsp soy sauce
salt and black pepper — to season
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Preheat a large pan/wok to medium heat.

Season prawns with seafood spice and Cajun spice.

Add oil, butter, garlic, prawns to the pan and fry for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside.

In another pan add oil and fry bacon, mixed peppers, mushrooms. Season with paprika, mixed herbs and turmeric powder, cook for 2 minutes.

Add chopped parsley and baby marrows.

Add cooked rice, along with the prawns.

Pour over the soy sauce, stir and mix everything together. Season with salt and pepper if desired.


Reprinted with permission from Zanele Mvelase from Zee The Cook blog, follow along on Instagram for more.

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