Tiger Prawn, Shiitake Mushroom and Broccoli Stir Fry

Prep time: 5 minutes (plus 30 minutes chilling)
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Serves: 2

Treat yourself to a Chinese fakeaway with this quick to cook stir-fry bursting with flavour and packed full of goodness from juicy big tiger prawns to yummy veggies, for the ultimate light dinner.


For the stir fry

  • 120g shiitake mushrooms, halved
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 225g tiger prawns, uncooked
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • Spray oil for frying
  • 25g unsalted cashew nuts
  • 200g broccoli, chopped into florets
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1 small piece of ginger root, finely chopped
  • 2 spring onions, diagonally sliced
  • 4 tbsp rice wine

To serve

  • Glass noodles or boiled rice


  1. Mix the cornflour and cayenne in a bowl, add the prawns and coat thoroughly, then mix in the soy sauce and leave in a cool place for about 30 minutes.
  2. Spray some oil into a wok and place over a high heat, add the cashews and stir fry for 30 seconds or until golden, then remove them to a plate.
  3. Next add the mushrooms and stir fry for 1-2 minutes until golden.
  4. Add the prawns and stir fry for about 1-2 minutes, until they turn pink. Add the remaining ingredients and stir fry for another minute.
  5. Return the nuts to the pan, turn the heat down to medium, add the rice wine and a little water, then put a lid on the pan and cook for a further minute.
  6. Serve with glass noodles or boiled rice.

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