Quick Fried Prawns With Mushrooms

A delightful combination of prawns and mushrooms in a flavourful sauce

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Main Ingredients Prawns, Oyster Mushroom
Cuisine Chinese
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time Preparation Time
Cook time Cooking Time
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Quick Fried Prawns With Mushrooms

  • 16 medium Prawns
  • 4-6 Oyster Mushroom
  • 4-6 Chinese black mushrooms
  • 6-8 Button mushrooms sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Cornflour/ corn starch
  • 2 cups Chicken stock or fish stock
  • 2 tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Oyster sauce
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon MSG
  • 8-10 Black peppercorns crushed
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • 2-3 cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 2 Spring onions diagonally sliced
  • 1 inch piece Ginger thinly sliced
  • 1 medium Green capsicum cut into thick strips
  • 1/2 medium Yellow capsicum cut into thick strips
  • 1 tablespoon Malt vinegar


  1. Shell the prawns, keeping head and tip of the tail intact. Devein and wash them thoroughly and pat dry. Soak oyster mushrooms and Chinese mushrooms in sufficient hot water for fifteen minutes.
  2. Drain and slice them. Mix cornflour in one cup of stock. Mix soy sauce, oyster sauce, salt, MSG and crushed peppercorns in the remaining stock. Heat oil in a wok or a pan, add garlic and stir fry for a minute.
  3. Add spring onions, ginger, prawns, capsicums and mushrooms. Continue to stir fry for two minutes, tossing continuously. Stir in the sauce and spice mix. Cook on high heat for half a minute.
  4. Add the cornflour mixture and continue to cook for a minute or until the sauce thickens, stirring continuously. Stir in malt vinegar and serve hot. 

Nutrition Info

Calories 985
Carbohydrates 20.2
Protein 77.1
Fat 65.1