Spicy Honey Garlic Prawns with Water Chestnuts

Spicy Honey Garlic Prawns with Water Chestnuts

Preparation Time: 10 min
Cooking Time: 10 min
Serves 2

  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed and finely chopped
  • 1 inch piece fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 red chili, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 cup raw tiger prawns, shelled and deveined
  • 1 tbsp Shaoxing rice wine or dry sherry
  • 1 can Reese Whole Water Chestnuts, drained
  • 1 tsp chilli bean paste
  • 1 tbsp runny honey
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 spring onions, cut on an angle into 1cm slices, to garnish


By: Megan @olivesnthyme

Re-create this aromatic and flavorsome dish that we are obsessed with! It’s easy and can be made in minutes. 

1. Heat a wok over a high heat until smoking and add the rapeseed oil. Add the garlic, ginger and chilli and stir-fry for a few seconds to release their aroma.
2. Add the tiger prawns and leave to sear and brown for a few seconds, then flip them over and cook for 1 minute. Season with the Shaohsing rice wine or dry sherry.
3. Add the water chestnuts and toss well, then add the chilli bean paste, honey and soy sauce.
4. Toss for a few seconds to mix the sauces well. Garnish with the spring onions and serve.