Sweet & Sour Prawns with Mushrooms and Roasted Cashew Nuts

Sweet & Sour Prawns with Mushrooms and Roasted Cashew Nuts

Prawns with a delicate sweet and sour tang topped with spicy stir-fried mushrooms and roasted cashew nuts.

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


  • 500g lagoon prawns, cleaned with the tail intact
  • 1 packet Knorr Chinese Sweet & Sour Recipe Mix
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon red raw chillies, cut in strips
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger root
  • 1/4 cup roasted cashew nuts
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 cups button or oyster mushrooms, roughly sliced
  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup spring onion leaves roughly chopped
  • 1 large tomato, cubed
  • Salt and crushed pepper to taste


  • Heat oil on medium heat in a heavy-bottomed saucepan.
  • Add prawns, red chilli, mushrooms and ginger.
  • Stir-fry for about 4-5 minutes until prawns are done.
  • Add water and Knorr Chinese Sweet & Sour Recipe Mix, bring to boil and simmer for a few minutes.
  • Add cashew nuts and soy sauce.
  • Add more seasoning if necessary and toss with tomatoes and spring onions.
  • Serve with steamed rice.
  • Use quick recipes like this with fresh seafood to make delicious and easy to cook meals that can be served for lunch or dinner.