May 15, 2012

Chilli Prawns with sesame seeds and rice towers

Chilli Prawns with sesame seeds and rice towers

Serves 4 
Preparation Time: 30 minutes with rice  and 20 mins marinade time
Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Long grain white rice  - per serve 1/2 small cup of rice (50 - 60grams) makes one tower
a small plastic cup for rice tower (i used heinz baby basics cup without lid)
400g green prawns (100g per person average)
2 tablespoons of soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon of salt and pepper
2 tablespoons of corn flour
1 tablespoon of butter or olive oil
1 teaspoon of garlic
1 red chilli (seeded) and chopped - you can use half if you dont like it too hot!
Handful of sesame seeds
1 Spring onion chopped finely (green part)

Cook your rice in boiling water for 10 minutes and drain with cold water.  Press rice into plastic cup firmly and then into fridge/chiller while preparing the prawns.

Place the prawns into a clean large bowl with the soy sauce, salt and pepper and corn flour and marinade for approx 20 minutes.

Prepare a frypan with some butter/oil.  Add the prawns and cook 2-3 minutes.  Add the garlic and chilli. Cook for another 2 minutes until blended.

Place rice tower on plate and then place prawns hot onto plate next to it and garnish prawns with sesame seeds and spring onion. Garnish the rice tower with fresh coriander leaves.

so delightful darlings....

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