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Prawns with snow peas recipe

Prawns and snow peas are perfect partners in Asian cooking and this dish can be whipped up in less than 10 minutes. Find more on Kidspot New Zealand.



  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 500g green king prawns, peeled, de-veined and tails intact
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • ½ cup Homemade stir-fry sauce
  • 300g snow peas, blanched


In a wok, heat the oil until very hot. Add the prawns and chopped garlic. Stir-fry for 2 minutes until the prawns are almost cooked. Add the snow peas and stir-fry for a further 2 minutes. Pour over the stir-fry sauce and toss until hot and well-coated.

Season with black pepper and serve with boiled rice.


  • Sometimes the prawns used in this recipe are sold as prawn “cutlets”.
  • Make sure that you don’t overcook these prawns so they still have some crunch.
  • Blanch the snow peas by trimming off the ends, removing the string, and standing them in boiling water for 5 minutes.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder

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