Stir Fried Pista Prawns



½ cup American Pistachios

12-15 large prawns, cleaned and deveined

2 tbsps oil

1 tbsp finely chopped garlic

2-3 fresh red chillies, chopped

1 spring onion bulb, diagonally sliced with the greens

10-12 blanched broccoli florets

1 medium red capsicum cut into 1 inch triangles

1 medium onion, diced into 1 inch pieces and layers separated

1 tbsp dark soy sauce

1 tbsp oyster sauce

Salt to taste

Crushed black peppercorns to taste


Preparation time: 5-10 minutes

Cooking time: 10-15 minutes

  1.  Dry roast American Pistachios for 3-4 minutes on medium heat. Switch the heat off and allow to cool slightly.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add garlic and red chillies and sauté till golden brown. Add spring onion bulb and mix well.
  3. Add broccoli, red capsicum and onion and mix well. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add soy sauce and oyster sauce and mix well. Sauté for 1 minute. 
  5. Add the prawns, salt, and crushed black peppercorns and mix well. Cook for 3-4 minutes on high heat. 
  6. Add most of the roasted pistachios and mix well. Add most of the spring onion greens and mix well. Take the pan off the heat.
  7. Serve hot garnished with remaining roasted pistachios and remaining spring onion greens.

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