Prawn Fried Rice
Published January 31, 2013 | Written by The Healthline Editorial Team
Prawns are added to the goodness of traditional Indian fried rice. This can either be accompanied by a curry or be served on its own for a full meal. In addition, it is healthier than its traditional version due to the use of olive oil instead of ghee.
|Serving size:||Approximately 1 cup|
|Calories per serving:||460|
|Total Fat 11.1g||17%|
- 11/2 cups basmati rice
- 250 g prawns, shelled and deveined
- 3 tablespoons of olive oil
- 3 large onions, finely sliced
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 bay leaves
- 1/2 teaspoon peppercorns
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1-1/2 cups of water
Step by Step:
- Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan, add the onion and fry till the onion is caramelized. Remove fried onions from the pan with a slotted spoon and keep aside.
- To the hot oil in the pan add the prawns and fry for about 2 minutes, until they turn rosy.
- Once the prawns are cooked, add the rice and the spices. Keep stirring until the rice becomes pale in color. Add just boiled water (1-1/2 cups) and the salt. Let it boil and simmer till the water is half absorbed and then cover the pan with a lid and it onto a very slow heat until the rice is cooked.
- Serve hot garnished with fried onions.