Wok Fried Chilli Prawns with Basil and Spinach

Wok Fried Chilli Prawns with Basil and Spinach

A zesty wok-fried seafood dish infused with a fiery spice, topped with fresh spinach, onions and basil.

  • Recipe serves:4 to 6
  • Preparation Time30 Minutes
  • Cooking Time10 Minutes


  • 20 large prawns, cleaned and de-veined
  • 1 packet Knorr Chinese Chilli Recipe Mix
  • 30ml oil
  • ½ cup fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup of fresh and tender spinach leaves, roughly cut
  • 4 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, cut into wedges
  • 2 B. onions, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 large cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 juiced lime
  • Salt to taste


  • Mix the prawns and ½ of the oil with Knorr Chinese Chilli Recipe Mix. Allow it to marinate for a few minutes.
  • Heat the remaining oil in a wok on medium heat. Add the seasoned prawns and cook them till the colour turns pink and well-done.
  • Mix all the remaining ingredients together and fry for another few minutes.
  • Adjust seasoning if needed.
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    Chef’s Tip:

    Always remove the intestine and the shell from in-between the legs of a prawn before cooking.