Stir Fried Prawns in Chilli Jam

Cook time 15 minutes
Servings 4


¼ cup peanut or vegetable oil

1kg whole green prawns

½ bunch spring onion, white and light green chopped  

¼ cup Thai chilli jam paste

2 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp fish sauce

50g unsalted butter

Steamed bok choy and steamed rice, to serve

Stir Fried Prawns in Chilli Jam


Heat a large wok over high heat, add 2 tablespoons of oil and stir-fry prawns for 2 minutes until they are scorched but not cooked through. Remove from wok and set aside.

Add another 1 tablespoon of oil to the pan and add the onions and cook for 1-2 minutes then add the chilli paste and cook for 30 seconds. Add the soy sauce, fish sauce, butter and ½ cup water then bring to boil. Return prawns to wok and cook for 3-4 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl with all the wok sauce.

Serve prawns with bok choy and steamed rice.