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Sweet & Sour Prawns



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Sweet & Sour Pawns

  • 500 grams Raw peeled prawns (deveined)
  • 15 grams peanut oil
  • 1 Capsicum, Hand Sliced
  • 1 carrot, Hand Sliced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 115 grams caster sugar
  • 125 grams white vinegar
  • 15 grams soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 425 grams pineapple pieces, Drained
  • 250 grams water
  • pineapple juice, Reserved
  • 6
    Preparation 5min
  • 7
  • 8
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      TM 5
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Recipe's preparation

    Sweet & Sour Prawns
  1. For presentation hand slice Carrot & Capsicum and set aside.

    Mill Sugar 3 Seconds, Speed 9 and set aside.


    Finely chop Garlic 3 Seconds, Speed 7, scrape down.

    Add Carrot & Capsicum & Peanut oil to the Garlic sauté for 3-4 minutes, Varoma, Speed 1.

    In MC combine the Cornflour and 2 tablespoons Water, making a thick paste, set aside.

    Combine reserved Pineapple juice and water to make 250g.

    In TM bowl combine together the Sugar, Vinegar, Soy Sauce and 1 cup (250g) water/pineapple mix stir until sugar dissolves about 30 seconds, , speed1.

    Add MC mixture to the TM bowl.

    Add pineapple, 6-7 Min, Varoma until it comes to the boil.

    Add Prawns 3-4 minutes, Varoma, Speed 1.

    Set aside and keep warm.

    Either Clean the bowl or Cook the Rice in the dirty bowl to help with the washing up

    Cook Rice in steam basket, 20 Minutes, 100C, Speed 4. As Per instructions page 74 Basics, of The Basic Cookbook.

    Serve out the Rice pour over the sauce.


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Cook's notes

Oven temperatures are for conventional; if using fan-forced (convection), reduce the temperature by 20˚C.

We use Australian tablespoons and cups: 1 teaspoon equals 5 ml; 1 tablespoon equals 20 ml; 1 cup equals 250 ml.

All herbs are fresh (unless specified) and cups are lightly packed.

All vegetables are medium size and peeled, unless specified.

All eggs are 55-60 g, unless specified.

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  • Really tasty, very easy. 

    Submitted by matoos55 on 15. April 2016 - 11:51.

    Really tasty, very easy. 

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  • Really tasty, didn't look

    Submitted by Narelle72b on 27. November 2015 - 18:28.

    Really tasty, didn't look particularly attractive but it had the family coming back for more so I can't complain!

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