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Spicy Prawn Fried Rice

This incredible prawn fried rice dish has all the elements you want: warming spices and cooling fresh herbs. It's a high protein dinner that packs a punch.


Serves 3



  • 200g basmati rice (uncooked weight)

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil

  • 1 tbsp crushed garlic

  • 2 tbsp grated ginger

  • 300g prawns (raw weight)

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 1 tsp chili flakes

  • A pinch of cinnamon

  • A handful of fresh coriander

  • A handful of fresh mint



  1. Cook the rice following the instructions on the packaging, taking care not to overcook it. Strain and put on a large plate or tray, to cool (you can prepare earlier).

  2. In the meantime, heat the coconut oil in a large pan, gently fry the ginger and garlic. Add the prawns and season with cumin, cinnamon, chili flakes, and freshly ground pepper. Briefly fry, for about 2 minutes, string every now and. Season with salt, to taste.

  3. Remove the prawns from the pan, but add in the rice and fry for 3 to 4 minutes until it heats up and starts to brown. Re-add the prawns and mix well.

  4. Divide onto the plates and garnish with mint and coriander, to serve.




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