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.
- 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
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.
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.
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.
Top Tip for making Asian Prawn and Rice Omelette
SMART IDEA Serve with an Asian salad of shredded spring onion, grated carrot, chopped cucumber and coriander leaves with a sesame and lime dressing