Stir Fry Sze Chuan Prawns

Sweet and spicy Szechuan prawns is a joy to cook and savour. This recipe takes you back to the Chinese cooking traditions, guaranteed to have you craving for more!

You Will Need

  • Medium Prawn, Deveined, 500g

  • Oil ,For Frying

  • Scallions, 2 stalks

  • Ginger, 3 slices

  • Szechuan peppercorn, lightly pounded, 2 teaspoons

  • Shaoxing wine, 2 tablespoons

  • Dark soy sauce, 1 tablespoon

  • Light soy sauce, 2 tablespoons

  • White pepper, as needed


1) Heat up the oil in a wok over high heat. Gently fry the prawns for about 10-15 seconds. Strain the prawns and leave aside.

2) Heat up the remaining prawn, stir fry the ginger, scallions and also peppercorn.

3) Add in the prawns, dark soy sauce, light soy sauce and pepper.

4) Stir fry for 2-3 minutes and the prawns are coated in sauce.

5) Pour in the Shaoxing wine and give a quick stir of 5 seconds and serve.

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