How To Make Brazilian Prawn Stew…

Hello and happy Friday. The weekend is just around the corner.

Are you looking for a weekend treat?

Love prawns?

How about making this Brazilian Prawn Stew for dinner?

Bringing the flavours of Rio, this flavoursome one pot prawn stew is quick and easy to make for a light weeknight meal.


How To Make Brazilian Prawn Stew:

Serves: 2

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

You’ll need:

  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 3 sticks of celery, finely sliced
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 green chilli, deseeded and sliced
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 large tomatoes, skinned & chopped
  • 6 spring onions, chopped into 2cm chunks
  • 400ml coconut milk
  • 150ml vegetable stock
  • 150g raw king prawns
  • Small bunch coriander
  • 1 lemon

What to do:

  1. In a large saucepan heat the oil over a medium heat and gently cook the celery and pepper for 4-5 minutes with the lid on, stirring occasionally, until it starts to soften.
  2. Add the garlic, chilli and cayenne and stir. After a minute stir in the tomatoes and spring onions. Cook for 3-4 minutes then add the coconut milk and stock. Bring to the boil.
  3. Add the prawns and season. Simmer gently for 5-6 mins until the prawns are cooked. Check the seasoning then divide the stew between two bowls and top with coriander and a squeeze of lemon.
  4. Serve with rice or a chunk of bread.

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3 Comments

  1. Sarah | Boo Roo and Tigger Too
    17th February 2017 / 9:21 pm

    My husband loves prawns so I will have to give this recipe a try

  2. Lilinha
    17th February 2017 / 10:17 pm

    What a delicious dish, it reminds me of Brazil! 🙂

  3. Jayne SMABL
    18th February 2017 / 4:43 pm

    Now that looks delicious! I don't cook with prawns now though, as hubby can't eat them after his heart transplant x

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