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Sizzling garlic prawn stir-fry (Ready in 30 minutes)

Written by Lauren Reardon, Dietitian and Operations Lead - Allied Health with integratedliving

Eating well is essential for good overall health. Our dietitians are experts in this field, and assist people to ensure they are following healthy meal plans, diets and supplements that include all essential food groups. They ensure their clients receive the sustenance, vitamins and minerals they need to maintain optimum physical, mental and emotional function.

They can also provide excellent recipes to assist with this. integratedliving dietitian Lauren says stir-fry meals a staple in her house, and encourages people to try these flavoursome and nutritious dishes.

"This quick recipe is an easy way to incorporate prawns into your weekly diet," Lauren said. "Change the flavour combinations or use different vegetables for variety each time you make it. A delicious meal for healthy eating!"

Click here to download our sizzling Garlic Prawn Stir Fry recipe.

Serves: 4
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes


  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 450g frozen prawns (defrosted in the fridge overnight) OR fresh prawns if you can get them, tails and veins removed
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 head broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2 carrots, cut into sticks
  • 1 red capsicum, sliced
  • 1 tbsp crushed garlic (approx. 3 small cloves)
  • 1 tbsp crushed ginger
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • Pinch of chilli flakes (optional)


  • Heat olive oil in a large pan or wok over medium heat. Add defrosted prawns (season with salt and pepper) for about 10 minutes until heated through, then remove from pan and set aside.
  • Add broccoli, carrot and capsicum to the pan and cook until softening (approximately seven minutes).
  • Add garlic and ginger to vegetables and cook for another minute.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, cornflour, lime juice, brown sugar and a pinch of chilli flakes (if using).
  • Add sauce to pan and toss to coat vegetables. Return prawns to pan and heat through.
  • Divide into bowls or serve over steamed rice or noodles.


  • Use any vegetables that you have on hand, eg zucchini, cauliflower, bok choy and corn all work well.
  • Serve as is or with rice or noodles.
  • Use pre-minced ginger and garlic for convenience.
  • Recipe also works well with tofu, chicken, firm fish or beef strips in place of prawns.
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