Stir-fried prawns with mushrooms and broccoli

Serve with fish, or with glass noodles or rice for a great vegetarian meal

Ingredients (Serves 4)
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 225g/8oz raw tiger prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • Spray oil for frying
  • 25g/1oz unsalted cashew nuts
  • 125g/41⁄2oz shiitake mushrooms, halved
  • 200g/7oz broccoli, chopped into florets
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 small piece of fresh root ginger,
  • peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 spring onions, trimmed and sliced diagonally
  • 4 tbsp rice wine

Mix together the cornflour and cayenne pepper in a bowl. Add the prawns and turn to coat. Stir in the soy sauce and leave in a cool place for 30 minutes.

Spray some oil into a wok and stir-fry the cashews over a high heat for 30 seconds until golden. Remove and set aside.

Add the mushrooms to the wok and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes, then add the prawns and cook for 1-2 minutes, until pink. Add the remaining dry ingredients and stir-fry for 1 minute. Return the nuts to the pan, reduce the heat to medium, add the rice wine and a little water, then cover and cook for a further minute. Serve immediately.

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