ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Food and Cooking»
  • Main Dish & Side Dish Recipes

Spicy Tiger Prawns.

Updated on August 25, 2017
tonymead60 profile image

Tony is a curry addict, ask him what he wants the answer will always be a Curry. He has travelled to India many times in search of recipes.

Mouth watering good!!
Mouth watering good!!
5 stars from 1 rating of Tiger prawns

Ingredients

  • 200 gms Prawns, Raw king praws or tiger prawns
  • One Onion, Red for preference
  • inch cube Ginger, Fresh or frozen
  • Teaspoon black cardamom, powder
  • Teaspoon white pepper, powder
  • One tin Coconut milk
  • dessert spoon Coconut oil
  • Sml tin Pineapple chunks
  • 20 Cashew nuts
  • 2 Cups Long Grain Rice
  • 4 cloves Garlic

Instructions

  1. Wash and clean Prawns. Wash the rice, leave it for a few minutes under a running tap.
  2. Chop onions, garlic, and ginger chop them quite fine.
  3. Add some salt to your rice and leave it to stand for half an hour. Wash it clean again.
  4. Add oil to your wok or pan. I use coconut oil, but whatever you prefer.
  5. Add your onions, garlic, ginger and spices to the oil and stir-fry for two minutes.
  6. Add your onions, garlic, ginger and spices to the oil and stir-fry for two minutes.
  7. Add your coconut milk. Be careful not to have the oil too hot.
  8. Add the rice and stir well making sure it all covered with the onion mix.
  9. Add the prawns and stir well.
  10. Add a tablespoon of light soy sauce.
  11. Serve as soon as the prawns turn pink.

Garlic

Source

Spicey Tiger Prawns in Detail.

Tiger Prawns

Your prawns should be a lovely blue grey colour with dark stripes whether you have managed to find fresh or frozen prawns,

First prepare the onions, garlic and ginger, whilst leaving the rice to wash under the tap. Once the rice is clean, leave it to stand half an hour in some hot water with a good pinch of salt. Then wash it again and leave to drain until the excess water has drained, give it a good shake too.

Heat some oil in your wok and place some ground black cardamom and some white pepper in the pan. Before the oil is too hot, carefully place in your rice and mix it well so that it all picks up some of the oil. Let it cook three minutes and then add your tin of coconut milk, mix well then transfer to a sauce pan to simmer, you may need to add a little water.

Heat some oil until it is very hot, if you have a wok then it is much safer than trying to use a frying pan for this, now place prawns into oil and shake the pan to cover the prawns with the hot oil as they begin to change to a soft pink, before this prepare your other ingredients. Now add chopped garlic about an inch or so of finely chopped ginger and the onion roughly chopped. Keep the pan moving, add the cashew nuts, and again keep the pan on the move, making sure that you keep the heat up.

Add the pineapple to the rice adding some of the juice to your prawn mix, and a good splash of lemon juice.

Serve the rice drizzle your prawn mix over the top add more lemon juice, garnish with fresh mint and parsley, and enjoy.

Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 1 hour
Yields: Serves 4 people.

© 2011 Tony Mead

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • tonymead60 profile image
      Author

      Tony Mead 6 years ago from Yorkshire

      Derdriu, thanks for the visit and intererst.

      No, I did not realise the fact about the pineapple, it was very much the age of discovery. I know Christopher Columbus brought the first ones back to Europe well Spain really. I love their flavour and use them quite a lot in Asian cooking.

      of Charles II

      We have a pretty witty king,

      And whose word no man relies on,

      He never said a foolish thing,

      And never did a wise one"

      many thanks I doff my cap once more.

      Tony

    • profile image

      Derdriu 6 years ago

      Tony, What a scrumptious, spectacular, spicy serving of tiger prawns you offer in this recipe! It's a guaranteed attention-getter for me when the recipe includes cashews, coconut (in any form), pineapple, and white pepper. Also, it's helpful the way you clue readers in to key preparation/cooking stages, such as the suffusing pink color of the prawn.

      Respectfully, and with many thanks for sharing, Derdriu

      P.S. Did you know that the pineapple was introduced into England during the reign of Charles II?

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)