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Five Quick and Easy Prawn Recipes

Prawns are the ultimate in versatile proteins: they’re quick to cook, so they’re ideal for speedy midweek dinners, plus they’re a bit posh, making them the ideal addition to your dinner party repertoire. Here are five of our favourite quick and easy prawn recipes, all ready in less than 30 minutes.

Panaeng curry with prawns

Want curry in a hurry? Don’t choose a tough cut of beef or fiddly fish… Instead, whip up a luscious panaeng curry with prawns in less time than it takes to order home delivery.

Panaeng Curry with Prawns

Sambal prawns

For a fuss-free midweek dinner or a versatile starter for your next dinner party, simply stir-fry prawns in spicy sambal oeleck, adding your favourite vegies, onion, sesame oil and a dash of sugar. Serve these sambal prawns with steamed rice for a complete meal.

Sambal Prawns

Prawn noodles

Planning a romantic dinner for two but don’t have hours of time up your sleeve? We have the solution: these quick-smart prawn noodles are ready in under half an hour, and you’ll only have one pot to clean up.

Singapore mee goreng noodles with prawns recipe

Hoisin stir-fry prawns with ramen noodles and Chinese broccoli

Take a handy hoisin marinade to create a stir-fry with sweet prawns, Chinese greens and tender ramen noodles. This is a satisfying dinner the whole family will love.

Hoi Sin Stir-Fry Prawns with Ramen Noodles and Chinese Broccoli

Pad Thai with prawns

Even the fussiest palates will love this quick and easy pad Thai with prawns. Serve as is for kids, or add a squeeze of fresh lime and a sprinkle of chilli for an adults-only flavour kick.

Pad Thai with prawns (Pad Thai Goong) Recipe

For more midweek dinner inspiration, discover 10 easy Asian recipes for 30-minute dinners, or try 8 Cantonese recipes the family will love.

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