Spiced prawns with new potatoes

Spiced prawns with new potatoes
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Takes 5 min to make and 20 min to cook

A low-fat, low-calorie spicy prawn dish that’s nutritious, comforting and quick to make. Use raw king prawns for a touch of luxury.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
218kcals
Fat
6.7g (1g saturated)
Protein
16.5g
Carbohydrates
21.1g (4.8g sugar)
Salt
0.5g
Calories
218kcals
Fat
6.7g (1g saturated)
Protein
16.5g
Carbohydrates
21.1g (4.8g sugar)
Salt
0.5g

Ingredients

  • 400g new potatoes, quartered
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp ras el hanout
  • Good pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 75ml white wine
  • 400g can cherry tomatoes
  • 300g raw king prawns, peeled but with tail shells intact
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander

Method

  1. Cook the potatoes in a pan of boiling salted water for 5 minutes, then drain. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan and gently fry the shallots and spices for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the wine and reduce by half. Add the tomatoes and potatoes, season and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the prawns and bubble for 3-4 minutes until the prawns are cooked. Stir in the coriander and serve.

delicious. tips

  1. For a milder prawn and potato dish, omit the ras el hanout and cayenne pepper and add 1 tbsp sweet paprika. Swap the wine for crème fraîche and use parsley instead of coriander.

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  1. Really delicious quick meal, especially if you have new potatoes left over from day before. Ras el Hanout spice is not easy to find, but if you search on web you can find out how to make your own. Recipe says for 4, I think that would be 4 ‘small’ portions.

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