• All Share : 54055.3799
    DOWN -0.13%
    Top40 - (Tradeable) : 47885.2672
    DOWN -0.06%
    Financial 15 : 17441.0104
    UP 0.11%
    Industrial 25 : 68360.6553
    DOWN -0.16%
    Resource 10 : 42904.2734
    DOWN -0.02%

  • ZAR/USD : 11.8919
    UP 0.35%
    ZAR/GBP : 18.3303
    DOWN -0.30%
    ZAR/EUR : 13.0554
    DOWN -0.31%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.0971
    DOWN -0.31%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.2764
    DOWN -0.28%

  • Gold US$/oz : 1206.57
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Platinum US$/oz : 1154
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Silver US$/oz : 17.16
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Palladium US$/oz : 789.98
    UNCHANGED0.00%
    Brent Crude : 65.59
    UNCHANGED0.00%

  • All data is delayed by 15 min. Data supplied by Profile Data
    Hover cursor over this ticker to pause.

Sun May 24 13:16:12 SAST 2015

Tiger prawns with a sweet chilli dipping sauce

Pick n Pay | 06 March, 2013 01:00

INGREDIENTS

Sweet chilli sauce

cup (125ml) rice vinegar (or substitute white vinegar)

cup (125ml) white sugar

cup (60ml) water

1 tsp (5ml) fish sauce

2 tbsp (30ml) sherry (optional)

3 garlic cloves, minced

to 1 tbsp (7.5ml - 15ml) dried crushed chilli (depending on taste)

Prawns

12 large, raw tiger prawns

2 red chillies, chopped

1 thumb-size piece of ginger, grated

2 tbsp (30ml) vegetable oil

2 tsp (10ml) sesame oil

Zest and juice of 4 limes

METHOD

Place all sweet chilli sauce ingredients in a saucepan and bring to the boil.

Reduce heat to medium and let boil for 10 minutes, or until reduced by half.

Cool and set aside.

Split the prawns down the spine and place in a bowl.

Mix the chilli, ginger and oil.

Pour over the prawns and mix well, making sure the marinade coats the visible flesh.

Marinade for about 30 minutes.

Place the prawns cut side down on a hot griddle pan.

Turn the prawns after two minutes.

Pour over the lime juice and zest and leave to cook for another two minutes.

Serve the prawns with the sweet chilli dipping sauce.

SERVES: 2

SHARE YOUR OPINION

If you have an opinion you would like to share on this article, please send us an e-mail to the Times LIVE iLIVE team. In the mean time, click here to view the Times LIVE iLIVE section.