Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Okra Stew With Prawns

Okra Stew With Prawns
serves 4

1 tablespoon lime juice
450g/1lb peeled and deveined raw prawns
50g/2oz butter
6 tablespoons chopped spring onion
225g/8oz okra, topped, tailed and sliced
225g/8oz canned sweetcorn
3 tomatoes, peeled and chopped
2 fresh red chillies, seeded and sliced
1 bay leaf
1 tablespoon tomato purée
salt and ground black pepper

• Mix the lime juice with the prawns and set aside.
• Heat the butter in a frying pan and sauté the onions for 3 minutes. Add all the remaining ingredients except the prawns to the pan, and simmer for 10 minutes.
• Add the prawns and bring to the boil, then simmer for 5 minutes. Remove and discard the bay leaf, and serve hot.

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