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Asian Prawn and Rice Omelette

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Give an omelette a bit more oomph with our Asian inspired Prawn and rice version, just add a drizzle of soy sauce

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  • Serves 2

  • Total time 20 mins

  • Skill level Easy

Ingredients

  • ½tbsp sunflower oil
  • 250g (9oz) king prawns
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • ½ red chilli, seeds removed and finely chopped
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 4 large-free range eggs
  • 1tsp Thai fish sauce
  • 1 ½tsp light soy sauce
  • ½ a 250g pack microwavable basmati rice
  • 15g (½oz) butter

Tip

SMART IDEA Serve with an Asian salad of shredded spring onion, grated carrot, chopped cucumber and coriander leaves with a sesame and lime dressing

Preparation

If you’re looking for a healthy dinner recipe that leaves you full and satisfied, give this Asian inspired prawn omlette a try and you’ll be really impressed with the punchy flavours. With spring onions, chilli and garlic, there are plenty of flavours to keep you interested, while egg and prawns are a great source of protein and essential vitamins and minerals.

The Asian flavours come from the addition of Thai fish sauce and soy sauce, which give this dish a really interesting taste and fragrance that you’ll just love.

HOW TO MAKE ASIAN PRAWN AND RICE OMLETTE

  1. Heat a frying pan to high, add the oil then after a few seconds add the prawns, cook for almost a minute on each side, until browned, turn down the heat to medium then add the garlic, chilli and spring onion to the pan, stir-fry for another minute, then remove from the heat and set aside.
  2. Lightly beat the eggs with fish sauce, soy sauce and a tablespoon of water, set aside. Heat the rice according to pack instructions, set aside.
  3. Heat an omelette or pancake pan over a medium heat, add the butter, tilting the pan to spread and melt. Once it’s bubbling, add the egg mixture, tilting the pan to spread to the edges. After 2 minutes scatter over the prawn mixture and the rice. Heat for another 2 minutes or until cooked and heated through.