Recipes

Recipe: Perfect Salt and Pepper Shrimp / Prawn with Basmati Rice

Salt and Pepper Shrimp / Prawn with Basmati Rice – This recipe is perfect for when you have no idea what to cook. You can have Salt and Pepper Shrimp / Prawn with Basmati Rice using 19 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Salt and Pepper Shrimp / Prawn with Basmati Rice

  1. It’s 500 g of shrimp prawn / king (shelled, head and tail off and deveined) / 17½ oz. large.
  2. You need ½ tablespoon of black pepper freshly ground.
  3. You need ½ tablespoon of sea salt freshly ground.
  4. It’s 2 tablespoons of cornstarch cornflour /.
  5. Prepare 1 teaspoon of pepper ground Szechwan.
  6. It’s 2 teaspoons of garlic powder.
  7. It’s 1 teaspoon of ginger ground.
  8. It’s ½ teaspoon of paprika.
  9. Prepare 125 g of scallions spring onions green end of / (chopped) /4½ oz..
  10. It’s of “Spray2Cook” (a word used to describe any low-cal. non-stick cook’s oil spray).
  11. You need 250 g of basmati rice (washed) / 9 oz..
  12. You need 350 ml of water cold / 12 fl. oz..
  13. It’s ½ of chicken stock cube.
  14. Prepare / 125 teaspoon of spring onions white end of (finely sliced)g /4½ oz..
  15. It’s 125 g of peas (frozen) /4½ oz..
  16. Prepare 2 of lemons zest of.
  17. Prepare 1 of lemon juice of.
  18. It’s 1 teaspoon of ginger ground.
  19. You need of “Spray2Cook” (a word used to describe any low-cal. non-stick cook’s oil spray).

Salt and Pepper Shrimp / Prawn with Basmati Rice Step By Step

  1. Heat a saucepan sprayed with Spray2Cook. Add the white scallions and soften for 3 minutes.
  2. Add the water, lemon zest, lemon juice, ginger and rice. Bring to the boil and add the stock cube and peas.
  3. Turn down to a gentle simmer.
  4. Lid the pan and leave to simmer for 12 minutes – do not uncover. Remove the pan from the heat and stand for 3 minutes.
  5. Timed so as to complete when the rice is ready, cook the shrimp.
  6. Put the ingredients other than the shrimp and scallions in a bowl and mix thoroughly.
  7. The shrimp should be no more than damp so if previously frozen spread on paper towel to dry. Spray the shrimp in Spray2Cook to cover.
  8. Dredge the shrimp in the contents of the bowl. Put a wok on high heat and spray with Spray2Cook.
  9. When the Spray2Cook is bubbling add the shrimp and scallions and stir-fry for 3 minutes until the shrimp is pink.
  10. Serve the stir-fry on a bed of rice.